The Use Of Power In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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“Animal Farm” Essay Whether it may be in the past or the present, power can change a person, making one do horrible things. To some, they will use any means of tactics to obtain power. In “Animal Farm” by George Orwell, he uses the story to portray the Russian Revolution in which it shows how power changes one. An event that happened in “Animal Farm” was when Napoleon starved the hens to death when they weren’t willing to lay eggs. A historical event that could relate to this is when Stalin starved millions of his citizens when they didn’t want to work. Orwell’s allegory “Animal Farm” reveals how too much power tends to change a person by doing horrible things, which causes conflict between individual rights and societal concerns, through the uses of symbolism of Napoleon. Napoleon, who symbolizes Joseph Stalin, shows that how much power tends to corrupt one by using tactics and taking advantage of others to attain a goal. In the story, Napoleon frames as well as kill his comrades to get to his goal, while creating fear among the animals. Before the trial started, Napoleon persuaded the pigs into admitting on false charge against Snowball. After confessions were made, Napoleon gave the signal and “ Immediately the dogs bounded forward,…show more content…
There were many events in the story that help identify symbolism in both the Russian Revolution and “Animal Farm”. An event that occurred is when Napoleon and Stalin took advantage as well as conceive their allies when they were at their weakest. Another event is when both Napoleon and Stalin made uses of the trial as a vindication to execute their enemies. Finally, power changed Napoleon and Stalin into someone who said they didn't want to be, yet, in the end, they change into that type of person. Power is something that can change one as well as lead one to be corrupted and do horrible things in the
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