underlying themes developing as stories within the story. In a work such as his novella Animal Farm, the role of education within communist class systems becomes the topic of consideration. Education is important to many people. Animal Farm, though influential and thought provoking, gives an unfair portrayal of educated people. Of the many characters in Animal Farm, the only literate ones are also the antagonists of the story. The pigs on the farm can all “read and write perfectly” (Orwell, Animal Farm
to his previous interaction with animals at the zoo, Pi is aware of the importance of social ranking among animals: “Social rank is central to how it leads its life [...] Until it knows its rank for certain, the animal lives a life of unbearable anarchy. It remains nervous, jumpy, dangerous.” (Martel 58). Pi compares his situation to how circus trainers must tame their animals for safety. This implies that they sometimes must act harshly in order to bring the animals under control. They must exercise
Animal Farm by George Orwell is a book well-known for being a satirical allegory for the events that occurred during the era of Joseph Stalin. The story contains many unique elements from plot to characters to figurative language that make it a must-read book for everyone. The book has basic elements of a typical book including book’s structure--it starts at the exposition of a conflict and the events are displayed in chronological order and a third-person omniscient point of view. In this perspective
of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four has won him name and fame. The novel is a frightening portrait of a totalitarian society where love is punished, privacy is lost and truth is distorted. He uses a grim tone to differentiate from his other novel Animal Farm which is a satire on the communist government of the Soviet Union under Stalin. Nineteen Eighty-Four is written in the custom of the Utopian novel, and is perhaps best defined as a dystopian novel, literally the opposite of a perfect society.