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A fairy story is a story that is made up and is not real. They are mainly meant for children but however they used to be for adult ears only. In the Oxford Pocket dictionary it says that a fairy story is a tale about fairies or an incredible story.

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Animal Farm Coursework. A fairy story is a story that is made up and is not real. They are mainly meant for children but however they used to be for adult ears only. In the Oxford Pocket dictionary it says that a fairy story is a tale about fairies or an incredible story. Animal farm is like a fairy story in the way that the animals can talk, and that they do things like build a windmill and create their own democracy which later turns into a dictatorship. The animals are also clever, especially the pigs, they use propaganda to change the views of the other animals to make them believe in things that they didn't before. Animal farm is also like a fairy story because it is easy to read and it uses animals which children find more interesting. ...read more.

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For example in Animal farm Squealer was able to change the other animal's views on Napoleon and make Snowball sound like the bad one. He said, "I trust that every animal here appreciates the sacrifice that comrade Napoleon ahas made in taking this extra labour upon himself." Then he goes onto say "Snowball, who, as we now know, was no better than a criminal." Squealer uses many techniques in his propaganda. He uses repetition, for example he keeps saying that Napoleon is good and Snowball is bad. Also he uses selection, he only selects propaganda that is suitable for his purpose. Squealer also lies; for example he tells the animals that Napoleon is the hero of the battle of the cowshed and that the marks on Snowballs back were inflicted by Napoleons teeth. ...read more.

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George Orwell is trying to make a point on how the Russian revolution only helped the leaders. He uses the pigs as clever leaders of the revolution; this helps to distinguish the characters easier. They control the other animals to do the work, but do as little work as they want. Orwell is also trying to say that Russia ended up worse off in the long term after the revolution because the leaders didn't know how to run a country properly and fairly. This is a point that Orwell makes, he says that the real government is better because they know how to run a country properly. Orwell has shown that the government knows how to run a country and not to go against them. He has made a book that is easy to understand but with a hidden meaning, which is harder to understand for adults. ...read more.

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