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Animal Farm, 1984

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Animal farm and 1984
Napoleon, the leader of all the animals of the Rebellion, can be compared and contrasted with Big Brother, the leader of all the people of 1984. Both Big Brother and Napoleon show the qualities of a cruel ruler. Similar to Big Brother, Napoleon is a secretive plotter who works behind the scenes rather than openly. However, unlike Napoleon, Big Brother periodically appears on the television screen. Napoleon and Big Brother both work continually to weaken their rivals, whether it is by removing Snowball or eliminate Rutherford. Both place importance on complicated ceremonies and parades to prevent their workers from thinking about their schemes. Napoleon’s control over animal farm is not as powerful as Big Brother's control over the workers in 1984 (Oceania).
In the service of their ruler, Squealer and Winston both revise history. Winston's task at the Ministry of Truth is to alter the past to suit the present. Squealer's duty is to amend the Seven Commandments also to suit the present. However, Squealer supports the views and beliefs of Napolean wheras Winston does not support the rules of Big Brother.
Parson and Boxer are both characterized by their willingness to work, constantly volunteering for work whenever something needed to be done. Boxer worked constantly to build the windmill and Parson worked endlessly organizing marches and parades. Preparation for Hate Week was described a "Processions, meetings, military parades, lectures, film shows,...

In this essay, the author

  • Compares napoleon, the leader of all the animals of the rebellion, with big brother, who is a secretive plotter who works behind the scenes rather than openly.
  • Explains that squealer and winston both revise history in the service of their ruler. winston's task at the ministry of truth is to alter the past to suit the present.
  • Analyzes how parson and boxer are characterized by their willingness to work, constantly volunteering for work whenever something needed to be done. the most striking between them is their faithfulness to their master.
  • Analyzes how the characters in animal farm and nineteen eighty-four have similar and distinct characteristics, which put towards the growth of theme. big brother and napolean established a totalitarian group.
  • Analyzes how george orwell has set the two stories very well in the way he has compared and contrasted the characters to show different political aspects.
  • Analyzes how animal farm is an allegory of the russian revolution based on certain aspects.
  • Analyzes how napoleon becomes what all the animals got rid of in the first place. boxer is sold to a glue factory after the men came back and he got shot.
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