Animal Farm Essay | Power in Animal Farm

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Power in Animal Farm.
This section contains 626 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Power in Animal Farm

Power in Animal Farm

Summary: Power is authority and strength, which is any form of motive force or energy, ability to act, or control. When too much power is given, a dictatorship government can form, in which all decisions are made by one authority. In the book Animal Farm, by George Orwell the author portrays how "Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely" (Lord Acton).
Power is authority and strength, which is any form of motive force or energy, ability to act, or control. When too much power is given, a dictatorship government can form, in which all decisions are made by one authority. In the book Animal Farm, by George Orwell the author portrays how "Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely" (Lord Acton).

Old Major, who is a respected animal on the farm, had given a speech to stir the animals emotion into rebellion. He used his power of respect and trust to persuade the others to pursue the vision in his dream. "Old Major was so highly regarded on the farm that everyone was quite ready to lose an hour's sleep in order to hear what he had to say" (Orwell 15). Old Major's dream was for the earth to be ruled by animals. Old Major strongly...

(read more)

This section contains 626 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Power in Animal Farm
Copyrights
BookRags Student Essays
Power in Animal Farm from BookRags Student Essays. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.