Examples Of Utopia In Animal Farm

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Imagine assuming the position as the leader of a society. Think of all the factors and decisions that go into the responsibilities of the job. Every choice made and opinion spoken shapes and determines how successful the society would be. When envisioning what factors make a society successful, equality and cooperation between all citizens come to mind. These factors help determine whether a society is a utopia, the unreachable concept of a perfect society. However, utopias are impossible to achieve so many societies eventually fall into a dystopia, a dictatorial society which harms its citizens. The novel Animal Farm, written by George Orwell, is an excellent example of a society in which it appears as a utopia when it is in fact, it is undoubtedly…show more content…
When the animals learned that the pigs had been taking the milk and apples, Napoleon ordered Squealer to relieve the animals of their worries. He started yelling at the animals, “Do you know what would happen if we pigs failed in our duty? Jones would come back! Yes, Jones would come back!” (Orwell 36). Squealer’s main responsibility on the farm involves convincing the other animals that Napoleon is clearly the most qualified animal to act as their leader. Squealer also changed the farm’s conditions by emphasizing how the idea of Jones returning will be much more worse than any other option. The pigs used the animals’ fear to strengthen their roles on the farm. Napoleon sent Squealer to discuss with and change the opinions of the questioning animals. Orwell clearly explained, “All the pigs were in full agreement on this point, even Snowball and Napoleon. Squealer was sent to make the necessary explanations to the others” (Orwell 35). Once Napoleon and the other pigs came to a consensus, there was no more discussion. Those who disagreed, had their thoughts immediately changed by Squealer. Napoleon sent him to make sure that all of the animals stayed in order. The pigs established their authority and are able to influence the animals’ opinions. Squealer brings dystopian propaganda into Animal Farm by misleading the animals with false statements and invalid scientific
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