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George Orwells' Animal farm - Which incident in the noel has affected you the most deeply? Remember to refer closely to your chosen incident in explaining why you feel as you do.The incident of the pig's party with Men has affected me the most deeply.

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Animal Farm by George Orwell Essay Question Melissa Nicole Teoh 1/12 (15) Which incident in the noel has affected you the most deeply? Remember to refer closely to your chosen incident in explaining why you feel as you do. The incident of the pig's party with Men has affected me the most deeply. At the beginning of the incident, when the deputation of neighbouring farmers arrived at the farm, I was angry. The pigs had invited Man, the animals supposed enemy to make a tour of inspection, which was outrageous to me, and the perfect opposite of Old Major's ideals for the farm. I also felt sorry for the animals, who were weeding the turnip field, and did not know "whether to be more frightened of the pigs or the human visitors. ...read more.

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Next, when Mr. Pilkington was delivering his speech, I felt regret. I felt regret that the farm had not turned out the utopian society Old Major had wanted for his fellow comrades. I felt regret that the pigs had abused their power, and left the other animals worse off then they were in the first place, with longer working hours, and less food, with no treats at all. I was also upset that the pigs had abused the once principles of Animalism, and used them as a manipulation device. During the toast, I felt very touched. Despite having the impression that the pigs had not done a good job in ensuring that the other animals were better off than they were in Jones's days, I was still very touched in the amazing obstacles that the animals had managed to overcome. ...read more.

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The green flag with the hoof and horn was also agreed heartily by Napoleon, yet he said that "it would be a plain green flag from now onwards". Finally, as the animals gazed at the scene, looking from pig to man, and from man to pig, I felt a deep sense of sympathy for them. All their hard work for the past few years in trying to rid of their enemy, Man, the pigs had accepted the Man, and were even becoming like them, which was the last thing the animals would want. On the whole, I found this incident the most deeply moving as I had many mixed feelings which were very difficult to express, which I did not really have in any of the other incidents in the novel. ...read more.

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