A van from the knackers comes to take Boxer away two days after his lung collapses. This goes to show how as soon as Boxer was of no use to the pigs, he gets sold, again for their benefit. They showed no sympathy for him, despite Boxer’s blind loyalty and him being the best worker of the farm. Reduced rations, working with an injury and ultimately dying in the end demonstrates the conditions Boxer had to go through just because of the simple reason of not standing up for himself. Boxer lets his pride takeover, leading him to disregard his own well-being.
Utopia to Dystopia: The Collapse of Animal Farm The attempt at creating a utopian society led the animals closer to a dystopia. The novel Animal Farm demonstrates that a fantasy paradise is unattainable and is parallel to the attempt of the Soviet Union. As leaders, the pigs paraphrased the rules, and made themselves as superior to the working class of animals. Not all the animals acknowledge the idea of a farm governed by animals and disregard the rules. The corrupting effect of power has divided the united farm and drifted the animals far from the ideals of the revolution.
He also think that “Every animals are equal, but some are more equal then others.” And it’s getting worse when he selled boxer to a slaughterer to have money for buying more alcohol, even if all of the barley is already reserve to the pigs. He begin to act like a human, meet them, smoke, drink alcohol and wear clothes. To show that all of the goal of the first rebellion never continue that way, they change the song Beast of England and the name of the farm for “Manor farm”. Napoleon didn’t do what the revolution had wanted. The animals follow him, respect him even if they didn’t have to.
Animalism failed. The first few years worked out really well and the animals had more food than they ever had while Jones had been in charge of the farm. As time wore on, the pigs became the clear leaders and got to have pleasures that none of the other animals had because as squealer says: “‘Comrades! ' he cried. 'You do not imagine, I hope, that we pigs are doing this in a spirit of selfishness and privilege?
The facts state that Old Major had all the power, but, history has proven that dictatorship does not work, due to the fact that, power leads to corruption in a communist style government. As Napoleon gained power after Snowball died, Napoleon took advantage of his power as it states, “Throughout the spring and summer they worked a sixty hour week, and in August Napoleon announced that there would be work on Sunday afternoons as well, “ (Orwell 73). This is significant because since Snowball had died, Napoleon took over "The Animal Farm" which led to food shortage, hard labour, and deaths. Napoleon used all his knowledge and education to take over the farm. This also shows that with all the pigs and dogs on his side Napoleon had absolute power over everyone.
In the beginning of the book, animal farm was run by a human named Jones. All the animals believed that they were treated unfairly and ended up rebelling against him. The farm however, was still in horrible shape, so Napoleon stepped in and told everyone that he would make it better. The animals listened to Napoleon because they weren’t sure what else to do, and they thought that the pig was truly helping out the farm and making their lives better. Nicholas was able to win over his people in the same way.
Orwell uses his book Animal Farm to talk about the Russian Revolution by using satire and tries to use Animal Farm as an outlet to voice his opinion about how he despises the Revolution and as well as to convince others to share his opinion. Orwell uses his book Animal Farm to talk about the Russian Revolution by using Satire. Throughout Orwell’s novel he uses Satire to represent something in a greater meaning. In his book the animals try to create equality between one another but the Pigs make themselves superior to them and overtime “From pig to man; it was impossible to say which was which” (Orwell, Animal Farm 141). Showing how the rebellion was to initially create equality between one another but later leads to the tyranny of the pigs over the rest of the animals.
Because of the abuse of power on the farm, Napoleon is able to control and manipulate the other animals, which creates an environment of mistrust that eventually leads to the downfall of the farm. At the start of the novel, the reader learns that the animals abide by a moral code known as The Seven Commandments. These commandments,
“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” In this case, they are using more equal to justify their preferential behavior. Animal Farm, by George Orwell, is a satire on the Russian Revolution. Satire is a way to use humor, irony, or over exaggeration in order to criticize people’s ideas. Animal Farm illustrates how leaders become corrupt because they abuse their power, the people receive unequal treatment, and the leaders manipulate and oppress the working class. Over the course of the book, Napoleon and the pigs abused their power.
This provides security and helps define the society because the motto represents a core idea that defines the civilization of animals. Napoleon and the pigs also use this repeated phrase to actively manipulate the animals because they created the motto, to begin with, and it brainwashes the animals into subscribing to the agenda of the pigs. A repeated phrase is also found in Lord of the Flies, and this phrase likewise comforts the characters and develops the traits of the society. The boys, as their violent and savage tendencies, increase with the duration of their stay, become often inclined to repeat the phrase “Kill the pig. Cut her throat.