The Change Of Revolutions In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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“There can be no tyrants where there are no slaves.”-Jose Rizal. “Animal Farm,” written by George Orwell depicts a world of talking animals and vicious dictators, but looking further into the meaning of the book you can see that Orwell’s observation and opinion that revolutions often fail in that they end up only in a change of tyrants is very true. Usually people who lead rebellions or people who are at least a part of them are in it for themselves. They do not see it for the good of the common man, but they see a way they can change control into their own hands. This is what Napoleon the pig did in his rise to power. He first acquainted himself with the common animals and then saw his opportunity to strike against Snowball and become the…show more content…
Snowball is well spoken and well educated, he has many great ideas on how to keep the farm self sufficient and running well. Napoleon is not a good public speaker and he is illiterate, but he somehow has a way of getting want he wants almost all the time. In the beginning of these two pigs race for leadership it seems to most that Snowball is the obvious choice he is very smart and has great ideas while Napoleon is really taking a step back from the public eye. During their fight Jones and some men attack the farm trying to gain control again, Snowball fearless leads the attack and is even injured then rewarded. Jones and his men fail and the animals keep going about their lives. But when Snowball decided to bring to light his idea of a windmill that could power the farm and decrease the amount of work days the animals had to put in Napoleon decided to come out of the shadows and show everyone what he has really been planning. Earlier Napoleon took a litter of puppies away from their mother for private teaching in this he trained the dogs to do certain mean and terrible things when given a certain command. He uses this against Snowball and Snowball is never heard from
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