I like the pigs, especially Napoleon and Snowball. Napoleon was the pig who emerges as the leader of Animal Farm after the Rebellion. Based on Joseph Stalin, Napoleon uses military force (his nine loyal attack dogs) to intimidate the other animals and consolidate his power. In his supreme craftiness, Napoleon proves more treacherous than his counterpart, Snowball. Snowball was the pig who wanted Old Major’s dream to live on.
2. Although the initial prosperity of Animal Farm is quickly declining, Squealer distracts the animals with a skip in his step and a shrill voice, telling the animals that their home is better than ever. The pig conceals the true state of the farm, and the animals believe that Napoleon is to be credited for its false success. C. Throughout the novel, Squealer uses the animals’ fear of Mr. Jones and fraudulent, positive figures in order to rally support for Napoleon and gain power for the pigs. IV.
He begins to say that all animals should be free and that those animals have to overthrow the humans on the farm. When Old Major dies, the rebellion is put in place. Here, you introduced to Snowball and Napoleon the two pigs that are most frequent throughout the book. Snowball and Napoleon are more of the leaders however those two pigs do not get along throughout the course of the book. In the beginning of the book we learn that Napoleon is a large, rather fierce-looking Berkshire
Imagine being on a farm where animals take over. All humans have fled from the farm, while the animals have a rebellion against them. They use the phrase, “Four legs good, two legs bad” and whoever had grasped this phrase would be safe from human influences. This was the life the animals lived on Animal Farm while Napoleon takes over as their leader. Napoleon is a sneaky, cruel pig who always gets his way and that is how it has always been and always will be.
They often disagreed on many issues involving the farm until Napoleon expelled Snowball from the farm.However even after the expulsion of Snowball, with the use of persuasive language the pigs still find a way to blame him for any misfortune the farm may encounter. To begin, the pigs blame Snowball for destroying the windmill in which the animals worked soo long to build. “Comrades," he said quietly, ‘do you know who is responsible for this? Do you know the enemy who has come in the night and overthrown our windmill? SNOWBALL!
Lord Acton, the British historian, once said, “All power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely.” In the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, the character Napoleon puts himself in charge. But, not only that he allows another pig, Squealer, to do his dirty work. And also uses dogs to chase his enemy, Snowball, away . In which leads to other animals not knowing that the farm is being ran the same way as when under Mr. Jones, the old farmer 's, control. But in the end the pigs and humans not only look alike but, also sound alike.
Animal Farm by George Orwell is about the lives of animals on Manor Farm who one day revolt and take the farm for their own naming it Animal Farm. These animals set up their own set of commandments to follow based the ideas that the oldest boar of the farm had taught them called Animalism. This idea was to be the basis for their own society. However, not all goes their way as another boar named Napoleon soon takes over the farm and turns it into a totalitarian government. The whole story of Animal Farm can be compared to the Russian Revolution, but can also be compared to other countries and their leaders today with its many of its themes addressing numerous issues in certain governments and societies in today’s world.
Some would say power is the ability to control a group and have them become your followers while maintaining a strong leadership role. The two books, Animal Farm and Lord of The Flies use power through the two main chiefs of the novels. The book Animal Farm, by George Orwell, is about a group of animals that declare a rebellion against the owner of their farm. They take the farm over, and make Napoleon, the main character who is also the dictator of the book, take leadership of the farm. On the other hand, the book Lord of The Flies, by William Golding is about a group of boys who are stranded on an island with no adults.
Along with power, corruption seeps into the farm. At the start of the rebellion, Manor proclaimed that “Even when we have conquered Man, we must not resemble him or adopt his vices”. However, at the end of the novel, there is no real difference between man and pigs. The pigs dress in Jones’s clothing’s, subscribe to Daily Mirror and even drink with the neighbouring farmers. Napoleon even confirms that the “title-deeds were owned by the pigs jointly”.
Every country fears war, rebellion, and revolution as those lead to massacre and death. Unfortunately, all governments contain some sort of corruption and that could lead to the country 's worst fears. The book, Animal Farm embodies corruption and dictatorship as the animals on the farm revolt against their owner and master, Jones, and create a new set of rules they call animalism. The pigs, after the revolt, rise into high positions of power and eventually, Napoleon the pig becomes a self-appointed dictator and leads the animals back into a dark age. Likewise, North Korea 's last few decades validates the claims when a man named Kim il-Sung led a revolution against the Japanese and rose into power to the presidential position.