The sheep had been instructed to shout loudly because Napoleon knew that the animals would disapprove of the pigs walking. In the Russian Revolution the protests of the people were not listened to just like on the farm. The animals were forced to agree with Napoleon for they were unable to share their own opinions. Throughout the novel there are many examples of the unaccomplished goal of equality through communism.
Power Hungry Pigs At some point of a communist society, a group of people decide that they are better than everyone else and it leads to too much power in the wrong hands. In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, Napoleon believes that every animal should be treated the same and not be controlled by humans. He also believes that pigs are superior and should be treated with more respect.
The small minded people follow blindly by their leaders because the people’s ignorance is easier for them to be told to do something rather than themselves to think of it on their own. For example, in the book the sheep made it easier for the pigs to take control over a large group of the farm animals. The pigs were able to easily change the commandments because the sheep were to ignorant to notice that the commandments drastically changed from what they had been before. This also reminds me of another one of James Orwell’s books, 1984, in that book the government changed the citizens vocabulary so they are socially and politically
In Animal Farm, the animals’ ignorance allows them to be oppress by the pigs. The animals blindly followed the pigs’ rule, which was the type of rule they wanted to escape from in the first place. After taking control, eventually, the pigs move into the barnhouse. The animals “have seemed to remember that a resolution against this has been passed in early days, and again Squealer was able to convince them that this was not the case” (Orwell 41). To live in the farmhouse was against the rule before Napoleon takes over.
In animal farm napoleon gained power through intimidation. First of all boxer passed it off as usual with “napoleon is always right.” Orwell 79 the pigs had barely moved into the farm house some of the animals were disturbed when they heard that the pigs not only took their meals in the kitchen and used the drawing room as the recreation room, but also slept in the beds. Therefore napoleon gained power
In both of these texts written by Orwell, the language can be manipulated as an instrument of control. After Old Major dies the pigs take the meanings of his words toward the rebellion and twist them to fit their behavior and ensure that they’re better than the other animals on the farm. The abuse of language is shown when the pigs changed the seven commandments of animalism to benefit themselves. Some examples of the changed commandments are “No animal shall sleep in a bed with sheets. No animal shall drink alcohol to excess.
George Orwell’s novel ‘Animal Farm’ is an tale about a farm full of animals who start a rebellion, they have many problems and it doesn’t always end well. The moral of the story is, “Authority is great unless it is in the wrong hands.” Napoleon states that Jones’s and Snowball’s leadership was unsatisfactory but, he is doing the same things and worse. Animals are willing to work vigorously and believe whoever is leading them because they aspire to be free. Humans and animals do not get along in the beginning, but as the story goes on they become more and more alike.
Napoleon mislead and misinformed the animals, under his power. The animals had their own opinions and beliefs but weren’t educated enough to propose them. The farm came to know that “some animals are more equal than others”(134), their last state was as bad as their first. Napoleon formed an alliance with the human enemy to establish his personal dictatorship, the ruling of the pigs became more and more indistinguishable from their human neighbors. “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to tell which was which” (141) Orwell’s message again, is that history can repeat itself, we must be careful and prevent that from happening, or we could end up in same situation as before, like the animals
The supplies kind of started disappearing here and three and the pigs were really never helping because he had the brains and were more of supervisores. The pigs Snowball and Napoleon, never really did their share and got lazier and lazier and expected more and more from the other animals. They soon started changing their own rules, like how it first said no animal shall ever drink alcohol and they changed it to no pig shall ever drink in excess. They changed it from animals to pigs saying they were the only ones allowed to break the rules. They always had excuses or reason to why they are allowed to break the rules.