How Is Satire Shown In 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
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Through everything the discussed, they couldn’t agree on anything. Napoleon had seen how Snowball was better than him at communicating with the other animals. Napoleon had decided to use the dogs, which he had secretly trained to drive Snowball away. Permanently. Napoleon had used these dogs to keep everyone in line, and diminish any thought of rebellion with fear. Napoleon was so eager with power, that he was using scapegoats for anything that had gone wrong on the farm. For example, being the windmill. When it collapsed, Napoleon would do anything for the animals to keep their faith in him. So he relieved himself of any of the blame for the bad instructions, while making it, and pointed his finger at Snowball. Even though Napoleon had gotten rid of him, the other animals did not know. He had told everyone that Snowball was responsible for it, and that he was a traitor. Napoleon threatened the animals with anyone being in contact with Snowball would be brutally
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