Compare And Contrast Napoleon And Snowball

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At the beginning of the story, we are introduced to Napoleon and Snowball who struggle for leadership of the Farm after Old Major 's death. The two leaders had conflicting opinions, and they had different capabilities. While Napoleon was quiet, not so talkative, cunning, always keeping things to himself, Snowball was a good speaker, he made plans for the development of the farm, read a lot of books, in other words, did everything to make a better life for the animals. Napoleon was planning to be the only leader of the Animal Farm so he run Snowball out of the farm with a pack of dogs. Immediately after banishing Snowball out of the farm, Napoleon began to make changes to guarantee him absolute power. Poor animals believed this was for their own good and accepted Napoleon as their only true leader. After Snowball and Napoleon started showing signs of their personal ideology, the difference between them became even more obvious. Napoleon is trying to grab all the power for himself and like all dictators, he understands that children are his best bet for indoctrination. Snowball, by contrast, believes in the Old Major’s idealism and he is mainly focused on making the life better by following Old Major’s doctrine.
The first sign of corruption was the change of the seven commandments. Later on, the pigs stole the milk and apples and explained it with the lie that these foods have nutrients essential to pigs, which need these nutrients to carry on their managerial
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