In chapter four, it begins by the word of the rebellion spreading to the neighboring farms, so the other farmers try to stop this rebellion before it happens by spreading rumors that the animals at Animal Farm are starving. The animals of the other farms are not fazed by this, they start to not follow the rules and disobey their owners in an attempt to take back his farm, Mr. Jones bands together with other farmers and they head to Animal Farm. Snowball has already taught the animals to fight in war and they have some organized tactics to help. Mr. Jones kills one sheep, but is not successful in taking back his farm, many of the men are hurt in the attempt. Snowball is injured by Mr. Jones gun, but is still alive, he is proud of all of the animals but finds Mollie cowering in her stall. In chapter five, I start to see the political side that is side to accompany this book, this is because it is like Snowball and Napoleon are running as candidates and trying to win the vote of the other animals. They both can’t agree on anything at this point, the main points that they talk about are Snowball wants to build a windmill to produce energy and Napoleon wants to focus on food production, the animals are divided about which one they want to lead them. When Snowball finally finishes his proposal he shows it to the other animals and wins their vote, but Napoleon has other plans, he brings in nine enormous dogs to chase Snowball off, he escapes through a hedge. Napoleon is now the leader of the farm and starts to propose his own ideas, but does reveal that he wants the windmill to be built, he tells the animals that Snowball stole the idea from him. Squealer is now the person that relays information from Napoleon to the other ani...
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...believe that the book would have been better.
I would compare the recent chapters I read to the political parties of today’s society. This is because the way that the author depicts Napoleon and Snowball as leaders and their different tactics of how they want to be “elected” by the other animals. Then Napoleon drives Snowball out and basically forced the animals to accept him as his leader. He is also starting to become greedy and taking advantage of his position.
I really am starting to like this book, this is because of the turns it is taking and it is allowing me to start forming ideas about what is going to happen in the future. I am really interested in politics so this is very appealing to me in the sense of the political world. I am able to relate the information to the political system that is in place today. I look forward to reading more of this book.
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