Allegory In Animal Farm

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The mind, the most powerful tool a being has to survive through the slaughter of nature and man. The multitude of governments that men have set up to have failed multiple times. Men and their brother’s have been left to work together, this is what Karl Marx viewed it. “And remember also that in fighting against man we must not come to resemble him. Even when you have conquered him, do not adopt his vices (Orwell, George, Animal Farm, New York: Harcourt , Brace & Co,1946. Print)” The fear of resembling those whom you’ve conquered leads to the continuation of new and dissembling governments being constructed and destroyed. George Orwell’s Animal farm has become an impeccable example of this, as it proves to be an allegory to the Russian Revolution…show more content…
Throughout these comparisons, the animals in the farm, such as, but not limited to Snowball, Napoleon, and Boxer. Napoleon, one of the three main pigs in this novel, can be viewed as the leader of the Bolshevik party. “In these days Napoleon rarely appeared in public, but spent all his time in the farmhouse, which was guarded at each door by fierce-looking dogs. When he did emerge, it was in a ceremonial manner, with an escort of six dogs who closely surrounded him and growled if anyone came too near. (Orwell, George, Animal Farm, New York: Harcourt , Brace & Co,1946. Print) “ At this time in the novel Napoleon has gained his notoriety on the farm and has become the leader, and, or ruler of Animal Farm. As the novel progresses you will observe Napoleon abuse and ignore the state of the country, and kill anyone who would just simply disagree, or attempt a coup d 'etat. "a pile of corpses and Napoleon 's feet and the air was heavy with the smell of blood, which had been unknown there since the expulsion of Jones (Orwell, George, Animal Farm, New York: Harcourt , Brace & Co,1946. Print)…show more content…
This would eventually end as Lenin would betray the working class. This can also be viewed as Napoleon betrays the hard worker in the farm, to his ultimate demise. ”Alfred Simmonds, Horse Slaughterer and Glue Boiler, Willingdon. Dealer in Hides and Bone-Meal. Kennels Supplied.’ Do you not understand what that means? They are taking Boxer to the knacker’s!’ A cry of horror burst from all the animals. At this moment the man on the box whipped up his horses and the van moved out of the yard at a smart trot. All the animals followed, crying out at the tops of their voices.(Orwell, George, Animal Farm, New York: Harcourt , Brace & Co,1946. Print) ” At this point. Boxer can no longer work, and with this, Napoleon figures it is just one less mouth to feed, as he ships boxer off to the glue factory. This shows Napoleon betraying the working class, making himself an all powerful leader, as eventuality of Boxer’s second death. As Napoleon has boxer quickly forgotten. When the Russian Revolution had occurred in 1917, a multitude of countries, such as America, and Great Britain were at war. During these war various Alliances and treaties were made causing mass conflict when Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated. Many comparisons could be produced if we are to look at the various farmers in the novel Animal Farm, and
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