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The Allegory of the Russian Revolution of 1917 in Animal Farm

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Animal Farm basically is an animal story written for adults , but the

most important thing is that the novel is an allegory about the Russian

Revolution of 1917.

"Animal Farm" basically is an animal story written for adults , but

the most important thing is that the novel is an allegory about the

Russian Revolution of 1917, when the Russian Empire was replaced by a

strate on communist principle, called Soviet Union. In this system

workers and peasants. Who had no power in de Tzar system and had been

badly treated for centuries, were supposed to have power themselves.

That was only an ideal which with the passing of time was comming

down.

"Animal Farm", is also a revolution satire that talk about revolutions

with "false equality" and about class struggle. Deal with how after

the independence of the lower social class someone takes the power and

the situation of the rest of the Russian population was wrong. At the

book we see an slogan which reflect this inequality:

"All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others".

Talking this topic (the comunism ideal and the inequality) as a

starting point I will try, along paper. To write about how people who

have power over others can lose his mind.

The novel starts telling us how the animals of Mr. Jones´ farm (Which

symbolice Russian society) are fed up with all men demands, and they

are tired of work for their owner (that symbolize the Russian empire)

without get nothing. They put up with his own for many years and they

decide rebel against him and against men in general.

Old major (who is Lenin ) was who starts telling to other animals the

tyranny of the humans and he cheer the rest of animals to REBELLION.

Like the Red Army wich fought against White Army, animals fought

against men. The leaders of animals were Old Major and Snowball (who

symbolize Trotsky).

When Old Major died , another pig ("the work of teaching and

organizing the others fill naturally upon the pigs, who were generally

recognized as being the cleverest of the animals ") Napoleon ( Stalin)

emerged as a leader. The begining of the new state (Soviet Union) was

good. What they wanted to obtain was that all the animals worked the

same and had the same (like in Russia that was Lenin and Trotsky

wanted was a collect hand together into vast farms run by the states

and with it obtain that all people had the same.)

But with the passing of time the relationship between Snowball and

Napoleon was wetting worse Snowball who differed from napoleon in many
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