Literary Elements In Animal Farm

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THEME OF ESSAY Discuss any movie/book/comic series that engages with dystopia. And comment on some of the central ideas behind the narrative: Is the plot criticizing some event/someone/some institution? Is it based on a historical event? How do the characters resist control and domination? Do they succeed? What is the most fearful element in the narrative? INTRODUCTION Animal farm is one of the most appreciated works of George Orwell. Written in 1945, this novella upholds a major issue which has proved to be an evil from time immemorial. DESIRE and WANT! What we seek is something which keeps us in a constant state of confusion. Human beings have turned out to be the superior race amongst all the other animals and to a large extent they have taken advantage of it in the most unimaginable ways. Orwell picks out this intense issue and portrays it in the most mesmerising way possible. In the end one is left wondering if this mere desire can change any living being till such an extreme level. Animal Farm focuses mainly on a group of animals who have been…show more content…
If we ask the question of how and why, it will be difficult to arrive at an answer. On asking how the pigs changed, we can simply say that they imbibed the human ways. On asking why the pigs changed, that brings us to the dilemma of human thoughts and attributes. Can anyone really resist luxuries? I guess that would require a lot of courage and self-introspection on the part on any individual. It is very difficult to let go of temptations but to hold oneself together in spite of that brings out the true individual in anyone. Dystopia is present everywhere- in our minds, in our lives, in our thoughts and in our habits. Dystopia is much easier to fall into. One might thing that life is all about happy endings and a bed of roses but somewhere we fail to see the stark connection of these with hard work and

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