Animal Farm Dystopian Analysis

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A dystopia is the darkest form of government, a utopia is perfect in all aspects, but both societies crave power but struggle to become a successful society. A utopia is perfect in the aspects of laws, rituals, and the people who live within it. Though a dystopia is also an imagined universe, this type of society uses allusions to convince others that they are not surrounded by chaos and danger. Within the novel, Animal Farm, by George Orwell, one of the animals persuades others that they are able to live a life of prosperity and freedom. But, when the motivation passes and another animal takes control, the fauna of the farm begin to work and live in miserable conditions. THESIS NEEDED
A major component within Animal Farm parallels to a dystopian
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Orwell exhibits this characteristic by having animals question each others’ loyalty and illustrates, ‘"Mollie! Look me in the face. Do you give me your word of honour that that man was not stroking your nose?"’ (Orwell 46). Clover is weary and suspicious that Mollie will not admit to conversing with a human. Animals on the farm find communication with humans disrespectful since it requires them to go behind the farm’s efforts to remove humans. The broad and loyal horse, Clover, is worried for Mollie because she knows the consequences or danger that could arise from interacting with man. Furthermore, Old Major broadcasts his opinion the natural world by remarking, ‘“Man is the only real enemy we have. Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished forever”’ (Orwell 7). Old Major clearly makes his point that man was to not be trusted and needed to be removed from the farm. Old Major believes that Mr. Jones is the reasoning behind their suffering and miserable working conditions, so the mission is to get rid of humans and their doings. The characteristic of the natural world being banished proves that Animal Farm develops traits of a dystopia and cannot trust the ones who live outside of their
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