Animal Farm By George Orwell Essay

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“Animal Farm” is a novel written by George Orwell. Throughout the story, Orwell discusses how the animals are mistreated and overworked. He covers the different ideas that the animals have to fight back against the humans. The author explains how the animals are longing to have the perfect farm where they are all treated equally and will work as hard as they need to in order to get that. Although the story is very unrealistic it is still relevant for readers. The author does a good job catching the reader’s attention. Orwell’s use of personification and symbolism accurately represents times from our worlds past that the readers are able to relate to.
Throughout the entire story the author gives the objects and animals human like characteristics. Orwell (1996) describes Jones as he walks into the house when he says, “with the ring of light from his lantern dancing from side to side”. While it is possible that the light from the lantern may have flickered or flashed, there is no way that it would have literally danced from side to side. In this book, all of the animals are able to talk as humans do. The animals also understand many in depth concepts such as freedom, equality, and justice. The pigs are able to do more things than the other animals such as read and write which allows them to have more power and control. While discussing the new commandments, Orwell (1996) says, “Snowball read it aloud for the benefit of the others”. Due to the fact that the other animals did…

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