Theme Of Corruption In Animal Farm

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From the beginning of the novel “Animal Farm” by George Orwell, there was signs of corruption. The downfall is due to the animals Napoleon,Squealer,and Boxer. Napoleon is the leader who uses other animals to benefit him. Squealer’s actions help manipulate the other animals into obeying the leader, Napoleon. Boxer is a hard working animal who doesn’t realize the changes that lead to the downfall. Throughout the story orwell continuously warns us about the changes that lead to corruption. In the novel “Animal Farm” the leader, Napoleon, is to blame for the downfall of the farm. Since Napoleon is in charge, the others are manipulated into obeying him. In the beginning, Napoleon says, “‘ Never mind the milk comrades….. The harvest…show more content…
Throughout the story,Squealer is always trying to explain to the animals why Napoleon and the other pigs are always right. In the beginning, during the first change, Squealer explains “I trust that every animal here appreciates the sacrifice that comrade Napoleon has made in taking this extra labour upon himself” (Page 14). Squealer always has to explain to the animals how important Napoleon’s job is and everything he’s done for them. Whatever Napoleons does/says is always right, told by Squealer. Therefore the animals are told to work harder for him.The animals don 't realize that they are being used to benefit the pigs. In fact, Squealer puts fear into each of the animals to manipulate and persuade them to obey Napoleon.Everytime the animals question Napoleon, Squealer explains “Do you know that would happen if we pigs failed in out duty?Jones would come back! Yes Jones would come back!Surely comrades” ( Page 38).Napoleon always changes the rules and Squealer enforces them. The other pigs including Squealer have to explain to the animals why he is always right and why the pigs are important. Squealer uses fear to persuade why the change is beneficial.The animals don 't realize that they are being used. Orwell wants us to realize that the pigs are turning like humans.They are changing the rules that would be the same a humans and the animals are blind. Corruption starts from the beginning, The pigs are just…show more content…
Throughout the novel “Animal farm” George Orwell, there are changes that lead to corruption. The 3 animals Napoleon, Boxer,and Squealer are responsible for the downfall of the farm. Napoleon being in charge made him do things to only benefit himself. Boxer always agrees with what 's wrong and is being used. Squealer convinced everyone to obey Napoleon even if they don 't agree. He changes the rules so it will benefit the pigs. The animals in the story are being manipulated into working for Napoleon, Which benefits him. Orwell teaches teaches us that power and dictatorship will lead to corruption and
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