Essay on Animal Farm, By George Orwell

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Would you ever believe that animals could talk? Would you ever believe that animals could form their own government? How would you feel if animals took over your farm? In George Orwell 's satirical novel Animal Farm, all of these things occur. The novel begins with a wise pig named Old Major who makes a speech to the other animals about freedom and rebelling. Old Major wanted freedom for the animals and from Farmer Jones who was a mean and controlling owner of the farm. So the the animals rebelled and and chased Farmer Jones out of his own farm. Then the animals had the farm to themselves, little did they know they were soon to be under a different form of leadership. Throughout the novel there are many literary elements that help the reader understand the underlying meaning of the novel, such as symbolism, character foil, allusion and types of Irony.What is the underlying meaning of the novel (theme)? You need at least one sentence that says something like “The theme of this novel is…
In the novel Animal Farm there are many allusions. A allusion is a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. It does not describe in detail the person or thing to which it refers. Animal Farm satirically alludes to the Russian Revolution. Animal Farm alludes to Soviet Russia because most of the animals on the farm allude to the people involved the Russian Revolution. For example Snowball, one of the pigs on the…

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