Animal Farm By George Orwell Rhetorical Analysis

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This quote showcases the specific way Orwell places his words to change the tone of this story. For example, in the quote it says that pigs are “generally recognized” as being the cleverest of animals. Orwell could have said that the pigs are the cleverest of animals, but he did not. This causes the reader to think: what if the pigs are not the most intelligent? What if the pigs manipulate the animals into thinking they are the most intelligent? In addition, Orwell says that the duties “naturally” fell upon the pigs, but did they? It could also be that by appearing smart, the pigs took control rather it just happening naturally. This similar tone discrepancy can be seen in this quote from chapter 3: “The pigs did not actually work, but directed
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