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Summary: Describes how George Orwell used his book, Animal Farm, to convey his views on the Russian Revolution. Relates the plot of the novel to historical events. Contends that Orwell felt the revolution failed to ultimately improve their society.
The beginning of George Orwell's book, Animal Farm, offers an inspiring vision of a society in which there is equality and freedom from oppression. By the end, the readers are asking themselves how such a beautiful vision could go so wrong. George Orwell uses Animal Farm to convey his belief that the Russian Revolution, even though the intentions of the people were good, failed to ultimately improve their society.

One of the reasons that nothing was gained in the Russian revolution is that the people who gain control became corrupt. The pigs in Animal Farm, representing the Bolsheviks, were the most intelligent among the animals. Therefore, they felt they had a responsibility to take care of the other animals. At the beginning, it was Old Major who said, "Among us animals let there be perfect unity, perfect comradeship in the struggle. All men are enemies...

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