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    We often find that it is simpler to stay hidden in the dark, rather than step out into the light. As citizens it is our responsibility to call out our leaders if they are not taking notice of what we, the people, want or need. The animals, in Animal Farm, overthrew their farmer and attempted to form a fair government, but soon became dictated to, by the pigs. The book records the evolution of tyranny to totalitarianism which became as terrible as their first situation. In Animal Farm, George Orwell

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    Self Identity In Zootopia

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    Zootopia tells the story of Judy Hopps, an optimistic bunny who seeks acceptance as a police officer within the anthropomorphic metropolis of Zootopia. Amidst the backdrop of species stereotypes and predator-prey discrimination, Zootopia’s motto “anyone can be anything” (0:03:00-0:03:05) is a clarion call for animals to freely define their identity. Through the willingness to persevere against prejudice and bigotry, Judy defies societal perceptions and establish herself as a competent cop. Thus,

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    Visualize cracking open the door to your local animal shelter. At first, you hear the howling of dogs, and maybe hissing from cats. Once you walk in, you notice an array of behaviors exhibited by these animals. Several bounce around joyfully and wag their tails. Others stay nestled in the corner, fearful. Row after row of animals sit in cages. The line may seem endless. Why do so many animals end up in shelters, and how is it affecting the lives of these animals that prevents most of them from being

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    Visualize cracking open the door to your local animal shelter. At first, you hear the howling of dogs, and maybe hissing from cats. Once you walk in, you notice an array of behaviors exhibited by these animals. Several bounce around joyfully and wag their tails. Others stay nestled in the corner, fearful. Row after row of animals sit in cages. The line may seem endless. Why do so many animals end up in shelters, and how is it affecting the lives of these animals that prevents most of them from being

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    All the animals on the farm, each of different social classes are discontented with the way the farm is being run. While all of the animals are different in one way or another, whether it be intelligence, physical strength or attitude, they are all willing to join in the fight. Old Major himself states that “weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers”(11), referring to how each animal must support each other in order to rebel against the humans. The idea of supporting others shows the

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    Obstacle In Odysseus

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    Kirke Kirke, the goddess that inhabits Aiaia, posed yet another obstacle in Odysseus’ journey back home to Ithaka. After landing on Aiaia, Odysseus sent a group of his men to explore the isle. The men soon came across a house surrounded by docile animals, they came across the goddess, Kirke, who lured all but Eurýmakhos into her house and turns the men into pigs. When Odysseus learned of how his men were tricked, he set off alone in order to save them from the goddess’ spell. With the help of Hermes

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    Animal Farm’s Intelligence, Rebellion, & Power The novel Animal Farm, written by George Orwell was one of the most popular books of its time. It uses symbolism in many ways. It’s mainly through the characters Napolean, Boxer, and Squealer. Each have their own strengths within the book that helps carry symbolism through it. Napolean is one of the main characters of the novel. He represents the powerful Russian leader, Joseph Stalin, the ‘’center of attention,’’ during this time period. Orwell uses

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    beginning of the book how he crushed the head of the little mouse with big hands. So himself can’t really take of a small little animal if a grown man like George that is smaller than Lennie was to take care of Lennie. I would assume that George would let Lennie tend to the rabbits because they're already living the sweet life and having their own farm and they can do they’re own work. So George would be cautious about having Lennie tend to the rabbits. If Lennie know what about that he kills animals

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    Thesis Statement: Dictators Create decisions for what can be said and done. The animals in the novel Animal Farm had created a set of commandments that all the animals had to follow, then one day the group Napoleon and the other pigs broke the fourth commandment by sleeping in beds, the Animals on the farm read the commandment and it decreed “No animal shall sleep in a bed with sheets” (Orwell 67). The quote supports the thesis for the reason that Napoleon has changed the rules so that he is not

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    them as pets. In articles by Jeff McMahan, “Eat Animals The Nice Way”, and by Maureen Nandi Mitra, “Animals Are Persons, too”, they talk from two different positions where we should eat animals and another where we shouldn’t experiment on them and let them be. The both sides of this topic are very controversial because there are many opinions about this and in this essay i will explain the both sides and in between of the argument. Between the arguments of animals being experimented on and animals

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    Animal Farm includes several disturbing instances of the pigs taking advantage of the rest of the animals. The pig’s cruelty grew as the book went on. Over the course of the book it went from “it was noticed that the milk had disappeared.” (pg 26 para 3). To “fools! fools! do you not see what is written on the side of that van…’Alfred Simmonds, Horse Slaughterer and Glue Boiler, Willingdon’... They are taking Boxer to the knacker’s! ... word went round that from somewhere or other the pigs had

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    Why do those in power fear change? Power can have fear by changes. Like the time went Snowball and Napoleon have power over all the animals in the farm. But Napoleon and Snowball got mad at each other that how the power can change. Snowball can be the worker and Napoleon. And a farm animal stand up for the other farm animals that animal can have power over Snowball or Napoleon or both. The animal can make the other animal work he have power if the animal have too much power it can get scared. The

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    Fear used in Animal Farm Fear is a constant theme seen throughout Animal Farm.The author uses the pigs to demonstrate how fear is used even today by people in power to keep others standing against them repressed. Napoleon, Squealer, and even Snowball for a short period of time, used their status to subdue any animals that had the audacity to stand against them. However, there are a faction of lower level animals that do believe in the higher power for instance Boxer, the dogs, and the sheep

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    paint.” The dogs escorted Squealer back to the farmhouse and later it was found that the fifth commandment was changed to “No animal shall drink alcohol to excess.” (Ch 8 pg 109). The animals realize that the commandments are getting changed but they don’t have a good enough memory to remember what the commandments actually said. I think that Napoleon eventually got jealous that Snowball was smarter than him and that’s why Napoleon stole the plans for the windmill and kicked Snowball out. I believe that

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    of apples when they ripened) should be reserved for the pigs alone.” (P.g 36) This is unfair because the pigs being selfish, but they are the leader, it immediately grants them permission to do so. This shows why Animal Farm fails because the pigs don’t do anything for the wellbeing of Animal Farm, they do things only for themselves. Another example of a power

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    In “The 3 Little Pigs”, the wolf, along with all the pigs, are all personified and hold human-like ways of thinking and acting. In this story, the wolf is a clearly thought out individual, capable of making his own decisions, where his actions are simply evil due to being a monstrous character used to teach a lesson to the target audience (children). As proven by sources A, C, and D, the normality of the behaviors exhibited by the wolf is not excused, nor relevant to the moral of “The 3 Little Pigs”

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    The book Animal Farm by George Orwell is about a pig named Napoleon who slowly became the dictator of a farm. Although the book is unrealistic and about walking / talking animals, it still has many similarities to real world events. One real event homogenous to animal farms dictatorship is the dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro. Both Nicholas and Napoleon came into power, stayed in power, and used people in similar ways. In the beginning of the book, animal farm was run by a human named Jones. All

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    In the book “Animal Farm” by George Orwell, a band of animals oust their ‘tyrannistic’ master in order to live better lives. In order to do so, the animals establish an entirely new concept of living called animalism and also establish amendments in order to live by. Such amendments include those that specify all animals are equal and whatever goes on four legs is a friend and whatever goes on two legs is an enemy. As the book progresses, the animals seem to slowly fade away from obeying the commandments

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    1) The Seven Commandments was propaganda for animalism, which was based on equality and not being humanlike in any way. First, No animal shall wear clothes. This is because by the time the pigs adopt clothes they are so powerful, and the other animals are so fearful, that it is unnecessary; second, whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend. Because once they have achieved victory, animals must not emulate Man. They must not wear clothing, live

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    Pros And Cons Of Trapping

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    it just tore into the skin and some tendons. Another time I hurt an animal in a trap was when I caught a small skunk in a dogproof raccoon trap and I think it broke its leg from being so committed to the trap. With that being said is that traps don’t hurt animals if they are the appropriate size for that

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