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Propaganda and Euphemisms in the Animal Farm

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In Animal Farm, the pigs use propaganda and euphemisms to achieve and self promote their desires. One way propaganda is used is when squealer gives a speech about how the apples and milk are a necessity to the pigs’ diet. Secondly, the pigs decide to let Moses the raven live on the farm so the animals will accept their current life. The pigs use the euphemism readjustment of rations to seem like they are not taking much food from the animals and special education to refer as puppy training. Propaganda and euphemisms are used by the pigs.
First, Squealer persuades the animals on the farm that the pigs are keeping the apples and milk for their health even though the pigs enjoy these items. In Animal Farm, squealer says the following: “Many of us actually dislike milk and apples. I dislike them myself. Our sole object in taking these things is to preserve our health. Milk and apples (this has been proved by Science, comrades) contain substances absolutely necessary to the well-being of a pig. “ in this quote Squealer is talking to the animals about the milk and apples. Squealer states how the pigs do not enjoy the milk and apples and he says proven by Science the milk and apples are needed in the pigs’ diets. Even though Squealer says he does not like apples and milk he is later in the book said to be eating the apples. Also, Squealer says that the apples and milk are needed in their diets to watch over the animals welfare and that it’s for the animals sake the pigs eat these items. Squealer then says to the animals that if the pigs fail in their duty, Jones will come back. Since all the animals are afraid of Jones coming back, there only option to avoid this is to give the pigs all the milk and apples, which the animals agre...

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...aid he was taking the puppies for special education. Napoleon actually was taking the puppies for special training not teaching them how to read or write but how to defend Napoleon. Napoleon used the puppies to for his purpose not for the animals on the farm. These euphemisms cover up the bad the pigs had done and deceived the animals from knowing the truth.
The pigs use propaganda and euphemisms not only for themselves but for Napoleon to stay as the leader of the farm. Propaganda is used is when squealer gives a speech how the apples and milk are needed for the pigs’ diet, and that the animals will accept their current life. The pigs use two types of euphemism, readjustment of rations and special education. George Orwell uses propaganda and euphemisms to show how communist countries or dictators to deceive their people and take advantage of them.
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