Kim Jong Un Animal Farm Analysis

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George Orwell’s novella “Animal Farm” illustrates that modern day and past leaderships tend to let power consume them, which then causes them to treat civilians wrong. Kim Jung Un(the dictator of North Korea) and Napoleon(the tyrant of Animal Farm by George Orwell) both took advantage of their “fame” which led to them losing the trust and loyalty of their followers’ trust. For example, both force lower class civilians to work for free. Napoleon also starves the animals which is similar to Kim Jong Un and his acts towards civilians in North Korea. Finally, Both Kim Jong Un and Napoleon sleep in luxury homes, whilst others are out sleeping in the cold. These are just some examples of how easy it is for power to have a negative effect on leaders. More specifically, in North Korea, Kim Jong…show more content…
Also, Kim Jong Un continues to milk the strategy of fearful obedience by using public executions. He uses “fear” much like multiple other world leaders. The leaders believe that by frightening, people out of revolting against them, they will continue to have power and rule. For instance, our own president Trump stated at an American Consumer Union Debate, “You’re gonna have more World Trade Centers. It’s gonna get worse and worse folks. ” (CBS News) By saying this, it makes people think that he is aware and is planning to fix the country for the future. He is just one of many world leaders that are guilty of manipulating people by fear. In Animal Farm, Napoleon tends to use strategies such as, manipulation and negative exploitation towards his comrades. In fact, Napoleon told the animals that working on Sundays was optional, but if they did not work, their ration amount would be cut in half. He manipulated the animals into working for free on their day of “worship.” In that point of the story the animals could have revolted; yet “Napoleon begins to become an unapproachable, godlike figure”(Orwell). Some may see that Napoleon did not yet
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