Totalitarianism In Animal Farm, By George Orwell

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In the novel Animal Farm, the author used animal’s story to reflect the totalitarianism in the Soviet Union through the character Napoleon, who started as a dreamer who wanted to build a perfect society, but he became a dictator who holds too much power later. The author George Orwell was born on 25 June 1903 in England, George Orwell is his pen name; his real name is Eric Arthur Blair. He wrote many famous works during his lifetime; for example, Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm. Sadly, he passed away when he was only 46. In his work Animal Farm, he describes a story that because animals on a farm were tired of being controlled by the human, They started a rebellion and kicked the human out. After that, two pigs, Napoleon, and Snowball …show more content…
Napoleon just does whatever he wants, there was no justice under his ruling, if he says someone broke the law, then he broke the law, in other words, he is the law. In the book, we can find how he treated other animals. “When they had finished their confession, the dogs promptly tore their throats out, and in a terrible voice Napoleon demanded whether any other animal had anything to confess.” (Orwell). Napoleon violently murdered the animals after they confessed. Orwell wrote this to criticism Stalin’s violent ruling, and the similar phonemes appeared today in North Korea too. According to the website Human Rights Watch, “Kim Jong-Un’s power is built on the continued abuses inflicted on the North Korean people because he sits at the helm of a central government apparatus that uses public executions, extensive political prison camps, and brutal forced labor to maintain control,”. Kim Jong-Un, the dictator of North Korea, public arrest and kill anyone who threatens his power. Napoleon is capable of doing anything to get power including frame his co-leader who built an animal society from beginning with him. “Comrades, do you know who is responsible for this? Do you know the enemy who has come in the night and overthrown our windmill? SNOWBALL!”(Orwell). He framed Snowball, who wanted to do some good things to the animals, to become the only ruler. In North Korea, Kim Jong Un did the worse thing when he wanted to secure his power. Kim Jong Un executed his uncle who tried to take his power to prove he is not weak, and no one could touch his power. According to Frank Langfitt, “Kim Jong Un wants to show the entire North Korean bureaucracy that Kim Jong Un, in spite of being young — and, frankly, short and fat — he is not a person to be taken lightly. He 's yelling, 'Look, I 'm dangerous” (Langfitt). When Napoleon holds absolute power, although their principals stated

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