Totalitarian Governments In George Orwell's Animal Farm And 1984

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Naturally we as humans have the drive to be different, to stand out in a crowd. We like as humans like to express individuality, we like to say what we want and do as we please. We don’t like to be controlled or told what to do. Although these are nice thoughts to have, but reality of it is we don’t always receive that freedom. Time and time again our freedom, of expression, opinion and worship are taken away with in the blink of an eye. This type of event happens in all corners of the world, taken away by governments and deranged individuals, whether it’s Soviet Russia, Imperialism or even aspects of the Nazi party. George Orwell is the author of some of the most well know allegorical novels, Animal Farm and 1984 cover two of the three governments, The Nazi party and the Russian revolution. He writes about these concepts because he sees and understands what is going on around him. He saw how easily a government could turn from civil ran to a Totalitarian government. In Orwell’s Novel’s Animal Farm and 1984, he pulls ideas and concepts from existing totalitarian governments, throughout his works he focuses mainly on the idea of corruption and the effects it has on lower social classes. His purpose of his allegorical writings is to warn his readers and anyone who could listen to the cold hard truth any of these types of government could easily because the overall ruler, easily take away what makes them human. He believed that power in the government should stay

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