Old Major's Speech

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Old Major’s speech was chosen for the comic strip because of its creation of the conflict and plot that contributed to the Rebellion. Old Major’s speech changed many animal’s outlook on life by bringing the point to realization that mankind is the reason for all the suffering. He described man as being selfish, greedy, capitalistic and cruel. Major united the farm against man and suggested a rebellion that foreshadows an uprising in the book. Major not only claimed that man is evil, but all things associated with man like sugar, ribbons, any form of clothing and alcohol. Major emphasizes all animal equality and unity in his speech, then introduces the song, Beasts of England. The song spurred a greater nationalism and all the animals sang
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