Power Hungry Pigs In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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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. Comrade Napoleon begins to break the rules of Animal Farm and use the animals as his slaves. The Father of All Animals decides that he and the pigs are better than everyone else on the Animal Farm. Napoleon’s self centered and power hungry personality contributed to the destruction of freedom and equality on the farm. Napoleon contributed to the destruction of freedom and equality by banning the Beasts Of England song and…show more content…
Old Major, the pig who started the idea of the rebellion, introduced the song Beasts Of England to the animals because he wanted the idea of the rebellion to get in their heads. Nevertheless, the Terror of Mankind believed that the song was no longer needed because the humans were no longer dominating the farm. In the Animal Farm, Snowball, “announced that, by a special decree of Comrade Napoleon, Beasts Of England had been abolished. From now onwards it was forbidden to sing it” (96). Mr. Jones had been kicked off the farm and the pigs are taking over; Napoleon, consequently, doesn’t think that the animals on Animal Farm should be singing a song about rebellion. This destroys the freedom of the animals by taking away their right to sing. The Heinous Pig somehow got every animal on the farm to have malignity towards Snowball. This makes Napoleon self-centered because he doesn’t stop to think that the song meant more than just a rebellion to the animals. It was their last memory of Old Major. George Orwell describes the climate around Napoleon, “And so the tale of confessions and executions went on, until there was a pile of corpses lying
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