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Absolute Power in Animal Farm

Summary: Examines the theme of absolute power in the novel Animal Farm, by George Orwell. Describes the basic plot of the novel. Considers how absolute power corrupts absolutely.
The idea of absolute power is appealing to some and frightening to others. The reality of absolute power, however, definitely has more drawbacks than advantages. In the novel Animal Farm, George Orwell tells the story of an animal society that gets off to a good start, with each animal putting in effort and reaping the benefits of his own hard work. At first, each animal has equal authority and the farm runs smoothly. It seems almost too good to be true, and it is. As one citizen, Napoleon the pig, and his allies gain more and more power, they begin to take advantage of their fellow animals' blind trust and naivety. It isn't long before Napoleon and his cohorts place themselves above the others, and then the society as a whole begins to suffer. In both Animal Farm and the real world, absolute power is...

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