A Summary Of George Orwell's Animal Farm

Discuss the techniques Orwell uses to communicate his attitudes towards soviet Russia’s political system. George Orwell’s novel animal farm is a satirical allegory based on the events of the Russian revolution. While often mislabeled as a fable, animal farm assumes the style of an allegory, having both animal as well as human characters with symbolic references. The text was written by Orwell to warn people or raise awareness to the danger of communism, or Russia’s political system. As such it is evident that Orwell has a negative attitude towards Soviet Russia’s political system. Orwell believes that communism is dangerous to the public and is a form of enslaving the population of a free nation. In order to express his attitudes towards Russia’s political system Orwell wrote the text animal farm in the form of a satirical allegory, and utilized narrative elements such as Plot and Themes to deliver his moral, which elicits his attitudes, or feelings towards communism.

In order to increase the target audience of the text and thus further raise awareness Orwell wrote animal farm in the
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The events, or actual plot of animal farm was intended to mirror the events of the Russian revolution, albeit portraying them in a fitting way. As the plot unfolds, and the characters develop we begin to see through events the greed, and slow class stratification that results. We begin to see as Orwell intends, that under the communist system that animal farm assumes after the revolution; that when rivaling parties are chased out, and only one political party remains, a free nation slowly transforms into one of oppression under a totalitarian leader. These events act to elicit the idea of communism being very dangerous to the freedom of society and the general public, which were virtually enslaved by their leaders and worked to death for the sole benefit of their

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