Animal Farm Essay | The Effects of Propaganda in Russia as Portrayed in George Orwell's Animal Farm

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The Effects of Propaganda in Russia as Portrayed in George Orwell's Animal Farm

Summary: George Orwell created and wrote Animal Farm as a way to parallel the political characters and other factors that contributed to the Russian Revolution with animal characters and life on the farm.
Propaganda uses a variety of techniques, all with the same effect. A totalitarian state is an ideal situation for propaganda to breed, grow, and ultimately control everything. Through constant drilling of the mind, the "truth" about race, state, and the common masses is imbedded into everyday thinking. A totalitarian state also makes a great target because individuals are drained of all powers of discrimination as well as critical and reasoning ability. People are more vulnerable because they are reduced to the lowest level of understanding (Bloom 106)

On the farm, Squealer the pig, manipulated information to ensure the other animals knew only what he wanted them to know rather than allowing various opinions to be formed and expressed. Squealer manipulated the animals when he lied to them about where Boxer was going. "The van had previously been the...

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