Essay On Pigs In Animal Farm

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There is a common expression that says men are pigs, and in Animal Farm, Orwell shows us how pigs turn into men. For example, “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which” (Orwell p. 141). Orwell portrays the pigs as leaders that control the animals into believing that what they as pigs are doing is right which leads to corruption. So people’s ignorance contributes to social oppression in that quote from Orwell. Administration is to utilise someone in a skillful way. The pigs use controlling tactics to get the animals to do what they want without having them feel like they did something wrong. They mentally take advantage of the animals because they aren’t as smart as the others to get what they want. For example, in North Korea Kim Jong-un is the harshest leader in the world as of today. To add on, Jayant Bhadari says, “They have organized this tyranny in ways that were unimaginable to me, and people have been completely brainwashed. If this country goes through a real election today, I’m absolutely sure Kim Jong-un would win more than 99% of the votes without even trying…show more content…
The small minded people follow blindly by their leaders because the people’s ignorance is easier for them to be told to do something rather than themselves to think of it on their own. For example, in the book the sheep made it easier for the pigs to take control over a large group of the farm animals. The pigs were able to easily change the commandments because the sheep were to ignorant to notice that the commandments drastically changed from what they had been before. This also reminds me of another one of James Orwell’s books, 1984, in that book the government changed the citizens vocabulary so they are socially and politically
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