George Orwell's Animal Farm And The Russian Revolution Of 1917

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The book Animal Farm by George Orwell is an allegory for the Russian Revolution of 1917. Animal Farm and the Russian revolution have many similarities and differences. Many of the characters from the story represent very important historical figures from the Russian revolution. Most of the events from the book are actual events from the Russian revolution. Not all events that happen in the book Animal Farm and actual events from the Russian revolution but most are. In my opinion the animals in the story represent the working class from the Russian revolution of 1917. The animals are treated like garbage. In the text it says “Let us face it: our lives are miserable, laborious, and short. We are born, we are given just so much food as …show more content…
Karl Marx was the author of the Communist Manifesto. Old major was the creator of Animalism. Karl Marx died years before the Russian revolution. Old major also died before he could see his plans of the revolution against Mr. Jones put into motion. According to old major the solution to the animals is a rebellion. In the text it says, “That is my message to you, comrades: Rebellion!” The animals plan to achieve his goals by over throwing the humans. “It says work night and day, body and soul, for the overthrow of the human race!”.Karl Marx’s believes are a lot like old majors …show more content…
Napoleon isn 't a good speaker just like Stalin. He 's cruel and brutal just like Stalin. He wanted power and did anything just to get like Stalin did. Napoleon was the head of the farm after the animals accomplished the revolution. Stalin was the letter of Russia after Lenin died. Napoleon had total control of the farm. He controlled all the animal he told them what to do what not to do. What was wrong and what was right. Stalin has total control over the Russian people. The people of Russia has to read , see , and listen to what Stalin allowed. If they didn 't obey to what his orders they would be severely punished. Napoleon had what seemed to be like a secret police that was used to put fear in the animals to make them work. I 'm the text it says “ Napoleon stood sternly surveying his audience; then he uttered a high-pitched whimper. Immediately the dogs bounded forward, seized four of the pigs by the ear and dragged them, squealing with pain and terror, to Napoleon 's feet. The pigs ' ears were bleeding, the dogs had tasted blood, and for a few moments they appeared to go quite mad.” Stalin also had a secret police. They were not really police. They were used to force support for Stalin. They used violence and killed entire families for not following

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