Animal Farm Essay | The Harsh Critique of Totalitarianism in "Animal Farm"

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The Harsh Critique of Totalitarianism in "Animal Farm"

Summary: George Orwell's "Animal Farm" is traditionally seen as a codemnation of totalitarian Russia of the 20th century. But the farm analogy also works to describe other totalitarian states as well, both past and present.
"Do not imagine, comrades, that leadership is a pleasure. On the contrary, it is a deep and heavy responsibility. No one believes more firmly than Comrade Napoleon that all animals are equal. He would be only too happy to let you make your decisions for yourselves. But sometimes you might make the wrong decisions, comrades, and then where should we be"" This one perfect quote from Animal Farm I feel, pretty much sums up the entire text.

On a superficial level, we may say that animal farm is a fable about a group of animals who are inspired by the grandiose philosophy of a pig Old Major into revolting and overthrowing their human master Mr. Jones. But thereafter, history repeats itself and the animals are ill treated again, this time by their animal master Napoleon, a pig. With this simple story written...

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