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David Stanage 4c 17th December 2003 Animal Farm. George Orwell wrote the novel Animal Farm to show what the Russian Revolution was for and what kind of things happen during a Revolution. He also wrote the novel to show us, the reader the terrifying predictability of the fate of all revolutions, the cold, orderly, predictable process by which decency, happiness and hope are systematically and ruthlessly crushed. The novel Animal Farm was written by George Orwell, The novel is about Animal's that decide to rebell against their farmer, Mr Jones and drive him of the far so that they can run Manor Farm on their own. The points for discussion are the comparison to the Russian Revolution, power and the rise of the dictator, propaganda and the victims created from the revolution. The first point for discussion is how Animal Farm compares to the Russian Revolution. Old Major is the pig at the beginning of the novel who tells the Animal's about the revolution, he wanted the farm to be an equal society. "Only get rid of man, and the produce of our labour would be our own. Almost overnight we could become rich and free. What then must we do? ...read more.


In a moment the dog's came bounding back. At first no one had been able to imagine where these creature's had came from, but the problem was soon solved: they were the puppies whom Napolean had taken away from their mothers and reared privately." The animals were pettrified of the dog's. Animal Farm has ended up as a dictatorship. Revolution is not often a good idea if atall. All or most revolutions do not end up as the fair and equal society they set out to become and instead they end up in a Dictatorship. Propaganda is another part of Revolution, Squealer is in charge of the propaganda. The purpose of the propaganda was to make the animal' believe what the pig's wanted them to believe. When people in this case animal's begin to believe lies that they are told, they slowly begin to fall apart and not believe the truth they begin to believe what people want them to believe and not what they think they should and should not believe. An example of propaganda from squealer is "And do you not remember, too, that it was just at that moment, when panic was spreading and all seemed lost, that Comrade Napolean sprang forward with a cry of "Death to Humanity!" ...read more.


"They protested that to take the eggs away now was murder. For the first time since the expulsion of Jones there was something resembling a rebellion. Led by three young Black Minorca pullets, the Hens made a determined effort to thwart Napolean's wishes." With this the Hens had their rashins stopped and were destroyed. Napolean stopped their rashins. "Nine Hens died in the mean time" The Hens were killed because they threatend Napolean's power by rebelling against him and his wishes. In the way which the Hens rebelled against Napolean and were killed for doing so, no other animal dared to rebell against Napolean in fear of them being killed. This shows that all the animal's were scared of Napolean and there for do everything he says. This Revolution has not achieved what it firstly set out to be and instead has ended up as the opposit. Revolution does not achieve what it sets out to. George Orwell wants the reader to understand what a revolution is about and the stages in which it goes through. In the novel Napolean becomes the dictator in this unequal society. In revolution propaganda is used to persuade others to believe what the leader's want them to believe. The revolution did not end up as the equal society wanted but instead ended up as a Dictaorship. ...read more.

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