Animal Farm | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Christopher Hollis

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Animal Farm.
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Critical Essay by Christopher Hollis

SOURCE: Hollis, Christopher. “Animal Farm Is a Successful Animal Fable.” In Readings on Animal Farm, edited by Terry O'Neill, pp. 43-9. San Diego, Calif.: Greenhaven Press, 1998.

In the following essay, originally published in 1956, Hollis regards Animal Farm as a successful animal fable.

Whatever the advantages or disadvantages of the German invasion of Russia, at least it saved Britain from the risk of immediate invasion and defeat, and thus such a man as Orwell, who was alarmed at the ultimate consequences of the Russian alliance, was able to live his life under a lesser strain in the last years of the war than in the first. He was able to give his mind once more to creative writing. Yet the problem what to write was not simple. The crying need to his mind was to arouse public opinion...

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