Animal Farm, a tale of symbolic value and as Orwell explained: "the history of an immoral revolution." The novel is seen as the historical analysis of causes of the failure of communism, tells a story that aims to prove that human nature and diversity prevent people from being equal and contented.
The conflict of it all is the animals versus Mr. Jones, Snowball versus Napoleon; the common animals versus the pigs, Animal Farm versus the neighboring humans, but all of them are the underlying tension between the exploited and exploiting classes and between the lofty ideals and harsh realities of socialism.
The animals throw off their human tormenters and establish a socialist state called Animal Farm. The pigs, being the most ...view middle of the document...
When Snowball announces his idea for a windmill, Napoleon opposes it. Snowball makes a speech in favor of the windmill, in which Napoleon takes it upon himself to run Snowball off the farm with his trained pack of dogs. After running Snowball of the farm, Napoleon declares that the power to make decisions for the farm will be put into effect only by the pigs.
Napoleon then uses Squealer, a young, small white fat porker who serves as Napoleon's right hand pig and minister of propaganda, to convince the animals that Snowball stole the idea for the windmill from Napoleon. Squealer justifies Napoleon’s actions with skillful but tricky reinterpretations of the Animalist principles. Everything now revolves around Napoleon, glorifying him. As Napoleon continues to consolidate his power by eliminating his enemies and reinforcing his status as supreme leader, the common animals continue to obey the pigs, hoping for a better future.
As the years pass by, the pigs learn to walk upright, carry whips, and wear clothes. The Seven Commandments is now changed to: “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” Napoleon hosts a party in which the animals, overhear a conversation and notices that the faces of the pigs have begun to change looking similar to faces of the humans in which it was already impossible to say which was which.
Animal Farm is the historical analysis of causes of the failure of communism. It aims to prove human nature and diversity prevent people from being equal and satisfied. Animal Farm entertains the reader by demonstrating peoples’ lives during the Russian Revolution and effects of the circumstances that occurred. Animal Farm, a moral view in which, the pigs learned to walk upright and behave similar to the humans whom they revolted.