Animal Farm Essay | Propaganda is Manipulation

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Propaganda is Manipulation

Summary: Discusses George Orwell's novel, Animal Farm. Examines how propaganda is used, in many ways, as an effective tool of manipulation in the story.
"Men are evil." (31) This is the main idea of Old Major's speech in Animal Farm. This speech contains the first sign of propaganda on Animal Farm. It is one of the most basic forms of propaganda: name-calling. This is an effective base, allowing subsequent leaders to achieve their goals. Throughout George Orwell's Animal Farm, propaganda is used, in many ways, as an effective tool of manipulation.

A main form of propaganda employed is comparison of what the animals currently have to what they had in the past. "In comparison with the days of Jones, the improvement was enormous. Reading out figures in a shrill, rapid voice, he [Squealer] proved to them that they had more oats, more hay, more turnips. The Animals believed every word of it." (115) This kind of propaganda is actually successful in capturing the animals' belief. Although the actual figures are probably lies, the...

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