Corruption In Animal Farm

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¨Animal Farm¨ written by George Orwell gives us the insight into life in general. It takes place on an English farm. The aged pig on the farm, Old Major, calls for a confidential meeting of all animals. He shares with them his dreams about a revolution against humans. When Old Major dies, the other animals decide to accomplish his dream and start a rebellion which makes them take control over the farm and make their own set of commandments. In Animal Farm, the four main themes of the story are corruption, greed, propaganda and dreams and hopes.

The main theme of “Animal Farm” is corruption. Mr.Jones is one of the corrupt characters from the start. He has all the power over the farm from the start even before the revolution. Before the farmer, Mr.Jones dies, Old Major, the eldest pig says, “Let’s face it,
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Many characters in the book show greed, such as Napoleon, Mollie, and the pigs. The first example is in chapter 1, page 7. Old Major tells all the evils the human beings force on the animals to greed. He alerts the animals that humans act in their own interests and will steal everything the animals make. Mr.Jones cold-heartedly kills the animals when they have become useless. Another example is when the pigs take all the apples and the milk without sharing it with the other animals. The animals thought that the apples will be shared out for everyone, but the pigs took all the apples and the milk. The pigs do not admit that they are being greedy, but they say that the apples and the milk help them to be in good health to manage the farm. The last example is about Mollie not doing her share of the work. Mollie was too lazy to do her share of the work, even though the other animals encouraged her and gave her an equal amount of food. Mollie’s sugar and ribbons weren’t allowed on the farm, so she decided to run away from the farm. She leaves the other animals and finds a new owner who gives her what she

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