The Importance Of Totalitarianism In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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Idealistic worlds, the idea of a society that humanity has tried to achieve numerous times. Mankind is to blame for the reason of constant failure to attain a Utopian society because of the natural flaws that humans obtain, causing a constant battle for the perfect place. From several failed societies had resulted in the creation of a dystopia, a state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, usually caused by totalitarian rule. In the novel, Animal Farm by George Orwell, the author created a mocked society off of the Russian Revolution using animals as the people. The fabricated dystopia was to emphasize how leadership affects the success societies. Positive leaders tend to lead a stronger society due to the earned respect from their citizens along with giving the rightful freedom deserved to have an honest and fair society, unlike in Animal Farm, none of the traits were present causing the collapse of the government.
One major flaw in most societies is the use of propaganda, leaders tend to use it as an advantage for themselves while causing their people to suffer from it. By not using a hasty manner, it leads to controlling the citizens in a ‘blackmailing’ kind of state. One of the servant pigs on the farm, Squealer, is a representation of negative propaganda to control the citizens actions and thoughts. Orwell best writes, “It was pure imagination, probably traceable in the beginning to lying circulated by Snowball” (Orwell 64). The leader pig, Napoleon with his
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