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Philosophies of Government in "Animal Farm"

Summary: How different types of governments are symbolized by George Orwell in his classic novel, "Animal Farm."

Animal Farm documents the trials and tribulations of a cycle of dictatorships under which the animals on Animal Farm work. All of this is the result of a fight against Mr.Jones, totalitarianism, and the pursue of utopia. We see the shift from totalitarianism to communism, and then eventually back to totalitarianism. Orwell's underlying message is that a society in which the leader has absolute power will eventually fail due to he or she bending the rules for their own comforts and pleasure to an extent that it corrupts society. Animal farm also address the critical topic of abuse of power, which the history of the world has seen for decades.

"Power breeds corruption, and absolute power breeds absolute corruption." -Kathleen Sanderson

From the beginning starting with Old Major's speech, the pigs on the farm clearly showed the other animals that they were the...

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