The Influence Of Pigs In American Politics And Animal Farm

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In both American politics and Animal Farm, the fortunate and privileged are the ones who run the show. Prior to the Animal Farm rebellion, “The work of teaching and organising the others fell naturally upon the pigs, who were generally recognised as being the cleverest of the animals.” (Orwell, 15). Pigs were regarded as the most special of the farm’s inhabitants, similar to how the wealthy are viewed as being the “chosen ones” in the United States. Throughout the novel, as the pigs gain more control, and they use their influence and the other animal’s admiration as their tool to control what laws are being made. For instance, new animals know nothing except for what they are told by the pigs, “...they accepted everything that they were told

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