Animal Farm Dialectical Journal Essay

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1. A story, poem or a picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral; the Allegory of animal farm it reflected the events of World War II in the resolution of Russia in the 1970s. For example, the pigs believe they were superior to everyone. Textual evidence: “they explain that by their studies of the past three months the pigs had succeeded in reducing the principles of animals 7 commandments.” Page 24 2. Old major 's view of life is that animals should be free and they don 't need humans to survive. Textual evidence: “And among us animals, let there be perfect unity, perfect comradeship in the struggle. On entertainment enemies. All animals are comrades.” Page 10 3. Clover: motherly to others and…show more content…
The windmill is first brought to everyone 's attention by Snowball, who researches on how to build one and draws out the plans. While this occurs, Napoleon slowly takes full control over the farm by eliminating Snowball. The pigs try to make Snowball look guilty and they want the working animals to dislike Snowball at all costs. "Napoleon had never been opposed to the windmill, on the contrary, it was he who had advocated it in the beginning," said…show more content…
"Snowball was in a league with Jones from the start! He was Jones 's secret agent, all the time," said Squealer. Symbol 3: The Seven Commandments: the seven commandments are extremely symbolic due to the fact that they illustrate both the manipulation in "Animal Farm" and the differences between the pigs and the working animals. At the beginning of the novel, the pigs combine their ideas to form a list of seven laws that all the animals would live with. The last commandment that stands on the wall explains greatly how pigs are a higher authority than the rest of the animals. "The seven commandments would be inscribed on the wall; they would form an unalterable law by which the animals must live by forever," said Snowball. "For once Benjamin consented to break his rule, and he read out what was written on the wall-All animals are equal. Some are more equal than others." Theme 1: Animal Farm is most famous in the West as a stinging critique of the history and rhetoric of the Russian Revolution. Retelling the story of the emergence and development of Soviet communism in the form of an animal fable, Animal Farm allegorizes the rise to power of the dictator Joseph Stalin. In the novella, the overthrow of the human oppressor Mr. Jones by a democratic coalition of animals quickly gives way to the consolidation of power among the pigs. Much like the Soviet intelligentsia, the pigs establish themselves as the ruling class in the
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