For example, Napoleon brainwash the animals into thinking he is always right. George Orwell demonstrates that with knowledge and education comes great power, and this can be extremely dangerous if it falls into the hands of those who are self-serving. This is shown when, the pigs only benefit themselves, they get to kill other animals and they broke the rules for their own advantage. The pigs only benefit themselves which makes them self-serving. As the leaders of the farm, they should do what’s best for everyone, but all throughout the story they do not.
First, they’ve experienced violence under the tyranny of their leaders. It is said that the Animals where being executed by Napeleon for those who will be against his will. Whereas in Billy Budd, members in the cruise are being punished extremely because people are abiding the rules. This implicates that the leaders of the said book are being abusive to their power and violent to his constituents. In addition, the story also shows the naiveté of Billy Budd and Boxer in Animal farm believing that their leaders are always right.
Animal Farm CARTT Everyone has needs and wants. As power and greed come into play, people put their wants over the needs of others. They are so blinded by their desires that they fail to recognize if others’ necessities are met. In the novella Animal Farm, by George Orwell the more powerful and educated pigs take advantage of the inferior, weaker animals on the farm; overworking and manipulating them. As the Animal Farm rebellion grows more successful, the pigs and especially Napoleon, who takes the role of leader, begins to realize that he could exploit the rest of the animals for the pigs’ wants.
Through Old Major’s speech, the readers can see that Orwell foreshadows the animals’ rebellion. Therefore, after Old Major sadly passes away, the pigs begin planning a rebellion. However, the rebellion comes a lot earlier than the animals expect because the men oppress the animals by forgetting to feed them. After many hours that lengthen into the evening, “the animals were still unfed. At last, they could not stand it no longer” (38).
In this tragic novel. The power of love and comfort outweighs all moral principles and the willingness of the animals to follow blindly even when those they follow are corrupt. Napoleon, Squealer, the pigs and the dogs exert power and the other animals such as Boxer, Clover, Benjamin, Muriel, and the sheep are willing to follow blindly. The pigs had decided that the apples and the milk will be set aside for them. As the pigs were the brainworkers of the farm.
Even at a time when the only thing the animals can feel is despair, Boxer voices his continued loyalty to his leader, Napoleon, the pig behind this sickening act. He even says he’ll do more to improve the farm, and prevent a situation like this from happening again. With Boxer’s growing popularity, the reader finds that the supreme leader, Napoleon, feels threatened by Boxer. The animals obviously treat Napoleon like a king, because the animals
Napoleon's scapegoating of a former animal, a pig named Snowball helps keep him in control of the other animals and brings the crosshairs away from him and the other pigs. Napoleon's brutality is not an unknown characteristic to the other animals, which helps Napoleon scare and keeps in check those who oppose his tyrannical reign. Finally, Napoleons more cunning method which could be the most effective, the revisionism of the history and rules that the animals live by and draw inspiration from. This puts into light how such gruesome dictators can control their people with such cruel and fallible
Napoleon is taking the easy way out by being lazy and having everything handed to him from his peers which was promised to never happen before the revolt. The animals have forgotten their purpose, and destiny already they are too involved in getting brainwashed by Napoleon. This is an example of Orwell’s philosophy because slowly as time progress Napoleon is getting more power and becoming the new tyrant to replace jones but still act similar to him. As the story progress further Napoleon has most to all power while the animals have little to none. However, the other animals are starting to realize how controlled they are and it feels just as if Jones is still there.
Government by coalition often fails or one member will find a way to gain an advantage. “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which” (139). It is shown how the pigs start out with Old Major's vision, but are exactly like the people (oppressive) by the end of the book. The pigs become like the humans by the end of the novel. Throughout the novel they have revealed similar traits; they want to seize power and maintain control over all the other animals.
Manor Farm is a farm under Mr. Jones’ ownership, which is the farm where animals are being whip-lashed and nearly starved to death, because of this they decide to rebel and take over the farm. The author of the book Animal Farm, is George Orwell. Some of the main characters in this story are, Mr. Jones; the owner of the farm, Snowball; a pig, Napoleon; a pig; and Boxer; a horse. In Manor Farm, the animal were being mistreated so they wanted to rebel and take ownership of the farm. The animals went through a great deal of suffering and hard but it all paid off after they drove Mr. Jones out of the farm.