Animal Farm Essay | Symbolism of Snowball and Napolean in "Animal Farm"

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Symbolism of Snowball and Napolean in "Animal Farm"

Summary: In "Animal Farm" by George Orwell, Snowball and Napolean's struggle for leadership was meant as an analogy to Stalin and Trotsky's struggle for power during the events of the Russian Revolution.
In the classic novel, Animal Farm, George Orwell describes the many comparisons between the life and events of the animals on the farm, and the people and events of the Russian Revolution. Stalin and Trotsky's struggle for power is very similar to Snowball and Napoleon's struggle for leadership. The way Stalin and Napoleon execute their follower for their wrong confessions is also similar. The raven that flies about on Animal Farm represents religion from Russia.

In the Russian Revolution, Stalin and Trotsky fight for dictatorship, similar to how Napoleon and Snowball battle for leadership of the farm. After Lenin's death For the first time in its history [Russia] had to select a new leader and this led to a struggle for power... The first and most important of the losers was Trotsky, whose defeat was sealed by 1925. After several more rounds, Stalin...

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