Animal Farm Book Review Essay

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Animal Farm Book Review Reading the book Animal Farm by George Orwell, I realised the power of ignorance especially among the masses and the ability of influential leaders to prey on and exploit the masses. The book is about some farm animals, who under the inspiration of Old Major, an old pig, led a revolution against their human caretakers because of the ills they perceived the humans had done to them. They allow the leadership of the pigs under the reign of Napoleon, the sly, scheming pig of them all and ironically, the pigs get greedy and treat the other farm animals just as they were all treated by the humans. There have been many book reviews that link the book to the earlier versions of communism and Marxism. The topic of ignorance caught…show more content…
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