A Need For Power In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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Showing satire, and a dictatorship where not humans, but animals ruled. George Orwell’s novel, Animal Farm came with ambition, tragedies, and a need for power. Although, in order for the animals to rule, they first had to overthrow the humans who ran the farm. As an effect of overthrowing them, the pigs became the new leaders of the farm. They did everything in their power to be the new leaders, no matter what it entailed. Using their illiteracy against them, and their horrible memory. There was two pigs who ruled, Snowball, and Napoleon and his right hand man Squealer. These pigs went to great lengths to become the only rulers, and unfortunately one of them had to pay the price. Overthrowing the drunk farmer who runs Manor Farm, their plan came into action. The animals as a whole came up with the seven commandments and the two basic principles. As everything came into order the pigs started running the farm. In the two basic principles of Animalism, it mentions that all animals are to be treated as equals.They were tired of being bossed around by humans, so they decided they were going to be their…show more content…
He become so encompassed in power that he didn’t even realize what he was doing. He used force to gain control of the farm, and used fear to keep it. He went further down the road, when he and his right-hand pig, Squealer, secretly drank all the milk after the cows’ udders had been relieved. Napoleon also killed the chickens he thought were against him. After a while, Napoleon had decided to change the seven commandments, because he had already broken each and everyone of them. The animals noticed, and questioned it, but Napoleon assured them it was for the best, and the animals believed them. Although the animals saw they changed them, they didn’t know exactly what it said because they couldn’t read. Those of the animals who could read, had disorientated memory so they couldn’t remember the original commandments
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