Who Is Boxer's Ambition In Animal Farm

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George Orwell’s allegorical novella, Animal Farm represents the aspects of the Russian Revolutionary War. In the beginning, Old Major, an old boar, uses his dream to dictate to the animals that they need to unite and rebel against their defective owner, Mr. Jones and his men. Although, in their attempt to be a Utopian society, power corrupts the animals and the farm fails. However, one character that does not lose their integrity is Boxer, a horse, who displays his devotion, strength, and loyalty throughout the novel.
To begin, Boxer’s devotion to the farm and Napoleon is one that carries on through his lifetime until the very end. To illustrate, Boxer continued to perform his labor without a show of weakness, “Boxer refused to take even a
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Namely, Boxer was the only animal capable and willing to do the heavy work, “When the boulder began to slip and the animals cried out in despair at finding themselves dragged down the hill, it was always Boxer who strained himself against the rope and brought the boulder to a stop” (20). This shows that when the animals were ever in trouble, they always looked to Boxer to guide them through it. Additionally, Boxer was constantly pushing himself to keep working and never protested or gave up. All things considered, Boxer used his power and brawn to work hard and complete his tasks. Finally, Boxer displays acts of loyalty due to mislead interpretations. For instance, Boxer forms two mottos that help him through any unclear situations, “His two slogans, ‘I will work harder,’ and ‘Napoleon is always right,’ seemed to him a sufficient answer to all problems” (20). This indicates that Boxer is deceived by Squealer’s convincing speeches and has the slightest idea of what is actually happening. Lastly, Boxer’s poor knowledge of Napoleon’s acts as ruler leads him to believe that he is always correct. In final analysis, Animal Farm’s strive to successfully run their own farm fails due to the competence of power. But when a special horse, Boxer, spreads his dedication, drive, and allegiance, the animals put their hope into him. Above all, a Utopian society is not accomplishable due to the corruption of

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