Authority In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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George Orwell’s novel ‘Animal Farm’ is an tale about a farm full of animals who start a rebellion, they have many problems and it doesn’t always end well. The moral of the story is, “Authority is great unless it is in the wrong hands.” Napoleon states that Jones’s and Snowball’s leadership was unsatisfactory but, he is doing the same things and worse. Animals are willing to work vigorously and believe whoever is leading them because they aspire to be free. Humans and animals do not get along in the beginning, but as the story goes on they become more and more alike. On the contrary, the story takes a turn as the pigs and dogs become inferior to the rest of the animals. In the beginning of the story, Napoleon states that Jones’s and Snowball’s leadership in unworthy. Yet Napoleon does the same things and worse. Likewise, Napoleon makes the other animals do all the work, he …show more content…

At first, the pigs work to get Mr. Jones off the land and they quarrel with him and his men when they waylaid them in the battle of Cowshed. Then they start conspiring with the neighboring farms and have men to make their deals for them. Suddenly, in the end Napoleon is walking on two feet along with the others and dressing like a man as he drinks with the humans and an amity is established. Honestly, this reversal did not take me by surprise at all, I was expecting nothing less from Napoleon. In conclusion, the story ‘Animal Farm’ is a extraordinary story about power and what it can do to a person or in this case an animal. Also, the story caught me off guard at some points but, then I could relate and understand what was going on. With the sudden twists and turns, I started to get lost and was really intrigued to find out what would happen next. Throughout the story I wanted to know what was going to happen and I wanted to keep reading. Overall, this book was very

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