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Example Of Mischief In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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Fate of the Animal Farm Animal Farm is a great example of mischief. This selection showed deceivement, lies, and trickery. In the beginning of this book all the animals from the pigs to cows to sheep were controlled by Mr. Jones. Mr Jones is a very corrupt leader in Animal Farm. “ His men were idle and dishonest, the fields were full of weeds, the buildings wanted roofing, the hedges were neglected, and the animals were unfed” (Orwell 38). Mr. Jones treated the animals with disrespect and did not pay attention to the animals. Molly, one of the horses, was even fed bread soaked in beer, which is very unhealthy. Old major of the farm presented the animals with the idea of rebellion, so they could control the land and all be treated fairly.…show more content…
Jones and were finally free. As the reader, I start to believe that the animals are going to wonderfully run the farm. “ Napoleon then led them back to the store-shed and served out a double ration of corn to everybody, with two biscuits for each dog” (40). Life for the animals is going great so far as all the animals are complemented greatly. Now all the animals are not that smart. The pigs are the wisest of all the animals especially their two leaders: Napoleon and Snowball. They change the name of the farm to Animal Farm and establish the principles of the Seven Commandments for all animals to follow. Everything is good until somehow all the milk disappears. Later the animals figure that the milk and apples are all just reserved for the pigs alone. This is the beginning of the deceivement from the pigs. We come to a part in this selection about a windmill being built for the Animal Farm. Snowball agrees and Napoleon doesn’t. All the animals have mixed views on the windmill as it would bring a shortage of food. Napoleon runs off Snowball and blames Snowball for the recent hardships of the animals. Napoleon takes full control of the farm, and uses squealer to convince that Napoleon is for the animals equality, and that he will work twice as
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