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Animal Farm is a dystopian novel. Throughout the book, and through the characters, Orwell shows us the dangers of the societies in such a way, which explains every aspect of the different situations.

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Introduction

Animal Farm is a dystopian novel. Throughout the book, and through the characters, Orwell shows us the dangers of the societies in such a way, which explains every aspect of the different situations. The dangers that Orwell has warned us about are power corrupting, propaganda, the dangers of the different societies, how animals (people) were treated for anything that was thought wrong by the leaders, and the after affects. His message is very effectively communicated, as he explains every danger, every situation to the reader, and how it can go wrong. All through history, there have been cases of power corrupting. In the story, this is shown through Napoleon, whose Russian Revolution counterpart is Joseph Stalin. The pigs are all related with this, as they are given power, and they abuse it. This is one of the major dangers that Orwell warns us about all. Along with corruption, Orwell tries to teach us how propaganda can affect animals (people's) ...read more.

Middle

During those days, one man ruled, and everyone else, regardless of what they felt, were forced to work for them. Orwell is showing how the different classes functioned, and how similar the animals' behaviors were, to the humans. He allows us to notice how in all cases of leadership and working class, there is propaganda used, to make sure that the working class are working, nor only FOR them, but up to their expectations of how things should be. "Napoleon with the dogs following him, now mounted on to the raised part of the floor, where Major had previously stood to deliver his speech" "Comrades,' he said, 'I trust that every animal here appreciates the sacrifice that comrade Napoleon has made in taking this extra labour upon himself. Do not imagine, comrades, that leadership is a pleasure." These are the first few hints showing that Napoleon had taken over, and things were going to be his way. ...read more.

Conclusion

Orwell's message is very effectively communicated. He takes real life people from the Russian Revolution, and converts them into animals, showing the same problems and the same situations. He also gives a dreary impression of what the future may have been if things continued the way they were going. Throughout history, and even somewhat today, there has always been a situation of the different classes. The higher classes, which was normally kings or leaders, or today, the richer people, then the middle class, which was the noble men, and in today's world, the average workers, and the lower class, which was and still is the peasants(poor people.) In the book, the pigs are considered the upper class and the lower class is the animals. Orwell shows us, through this, how society has, and always will work, through the example of the pigs, the leaders, and the other animals, having to work for them, and barely getting anything in return. ...read more.

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