Examples Of Cruelty In Animal Farm

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Animal Farm includes several disturbing instances of the pigs taking advantage of the rest of the animals. The pig’s cruelty grew as the book went on. Over the course of the book it went from “it was noticed that the milk had disappeared.” (pg 26 para 3). To “fools! fools! do you not see what is written on the side of that van…’Alfred Simmonds, Horse Slaughterer and Glue Boiler, Willingdon’... They are taking Boxer to the knacker’s! ... word went round that from somewhere or other the pigs had acquired the money to buy themselves another case of whisky” (. This contrast shows throughout the course of the book the pigs took advantage of the farm to an even greater effect as time went on. This slow incline in increased unjustness made it extremely difficult for the rest of the farm to realize they were being duped. The animal’s failure to remember their lives during Jones time doomed them to repeat their suffering to an even…show more content…
in almost every way. Each character represents a different group in Russia during the first half of the U.S.S.R.. An example of this is Boxer representing the average people. Animal farm takes place during the first half of the twentieth century. The Farm itself is somewhere in england with two neighboring farms on either side. Each of these farms also represent a country, Pinchfield represents England while Foxwood represents Germany. They are bitter enemies of each other, as the two countries were in real life during that time. “

There are many themes in animal farm. Absolute power corrupts absolutely is one of the most prominent ones in the entire book. Napoleon's power began as soon as the rebellion was even conceived and throughout the next half of the book he will work to gain absolute power. Seconds after Napoleon does, he swiftly take all other animals out of the governing process completely. The animals allowing the pigs to elect themselves leader is a driving factor in
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