Theme Of Animalism In Animal Farm

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In the book Animal Farm, by George Orwell. The main reason animalism failed was because of the principles and ideas that were taken over and controlled by one animal, Napoleon. In the beginning the seven commandments were at the heart of all the decisions they made on the farm, when they were out of farmer Jones’s hands. But when old Major dies, everything fell into the hands of, Napoleon, Snowball, and Squealer. While snowball actually cared about the other animals on the farm, and actually wanted to follow Majors ideas, Napoleon started to use his powers to make Squealer lie to the others, and have the dogs attack on those who resist the ideas of the revolution. In the beginning when old Major was around, everything was going as planned; “The seven commandments. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend. No animal shall wear cloths. No animal shall sleep in a bed. No animal shall drink alcohol. No animal shall kill any other animal. All animals are equal”(Orwell, p.g. 21). We can see that all of the farm is on the same page from the start, they finally get rid of farmer Jones, and they feel as though they are now under their own commandments. But what really sucks is these animals had no idea they were being put under the control of someone who was really no different than the old boss. “All that year the animals worked like slaves. But they were happy in there work; they grudged no effort to sacrifice, well aware
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