How Did The Pigs Gain Power In Animal Farm

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Intelligence is not always used to lead justly, it is sometimes used to deceive and gain power. In the novel Animal Farm, George Orwell tells the tale of how the animals on Animal Farm rebel against human control and create their own independent society. Unfortunately, the pigs that are led by Napoleon, a pig involved in the politics of the farm, deceive the other animals to gain leadership on Animal Farm. Moreover, this is done by seemingly manipulating the past, present and future events. Using their superior intelligence, the pigs deceive the animals by altering the past, present and future to gain leadership on Animal Farm. The pig 's unrivaled intelligence allows them to convince the other animals that certain events did or did not happen to gain leadership on Animal Farm. The first instance where the pigs convince the animals where an event occurred but really did not is when they convince the animals that Snowball betrays them by being in league with farmer Jones. The pigs are only trying to diminish what the animals think of Snowball. "Snowball was in league with Jones from the very start! He was Jones ' secret agent all the time. It has all been proven by documents which he left and which we have only just discovered"(Pg.53). Furthermore, Snowball never collaborates with farmer Jones, the previous owner of the farm. The pigs make the other animals believe that Snowball has been working as Jones 's agent. They are …show more content…
George Orwell, the author of Animal Farm, tells the story of how the animals on Animal Farm revolt against the humans to become independent. Sadly, the pigs and their leader Napoleon use deception to alter the past, present and future to gain leadership over the other animals on Animal Farm. Intelligence is sometimes used to deceive and gain power and is not always used to lead

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