Animal Farm Essay | The Nature of Corruption in Animal Form

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The Nature of Corruption in Animal Form

Summary: Analyzes the novel Animal Farm, by George Orwell. Discusses major themes in the text, focusing on the main theme regarding the corrupting nature of power.
In Animal Farm by George Orwell, a judgment about the corrupting nature of power is passed. Unless one is morally set for the power one is bestowed upon, power will corrupt. Corruption is a human nature that a precious few can resist, and even fewer remain not tempted, in face of absolute power, which men claw at in greed, leading to the gross misuse of power by those who hold absolute power.

Napoleon, the mirror image of Joseph Stalin, not only reflects on the Russian dictator, but those who hold absolute power in general. Those who hold power oft have their human greed awakened by power they hold, and start to claw hungrily at absolute power. This greed replaces all thoughts of morality, and corrupts these "power holders" as "power corrupts but absolute power corrupts absolutely." Napoleon made it so that "it had...

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