Rebellion In Animal Farm

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In life, great power comes with great responsibility, and leaders who are capable of bearing such load are able to bring peace and prosperity to their world, but those who are not will experience war and the inevitable bloodshed of revolution. In literature, governments that are careless and apathetic on the perspectives of its people ignite the flames of resistance, inspiring young readers around the world. In the novel, “Animal Farm” by George Orwell the Farm animals plan an rebellion against the entire human race due to their owner that doesn’t respond to their needs, the unacceptable way the wolrd operates, and lastly the corrupt humans that torture them to work but compensate with unreasonably small degrees.

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“ Let us face it: our lives are miserable, laborious, and short. We are born, we are given just so much food as will keep the breath in our bodies, and those of us who are capable of it are forced to work to the last atom of our strength;” later the old pig adds, “and the very instant that our usefulness has come to an end we are slaughtered with hideous cruelty. No animal in England knows the meaning of happiness or leisure after he is a year old”(7). Thus, displaying the belief of Old Major and the animals of how all beasts are forced to work to their very death as soon as they are born and are rewarded with even more work and pain. Although the animals are frustrated by the amount of labor they go through on a daily basis, it is the trivial compensation they earn that takes the dark fantasies of seizing complete control into realities of war and revolt. When the Old Major begins talking about the labours of certain animals, he ends with talking about Clover, “ And you, Clover, where are those four foals you bore, who should have been the support and pleasure of your old age? Each was sold at a year…show more content…
When the Old major talks about the unfortunate and miserable lives of animals, he blames one thing for its cause. “There, comrades, is the answer to all our problems. It is summed up in a single word−Man.
Man is the only real enemy we have. Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger
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