Literature review on “Animal Farm”

February 11, 2021 by Essay Writer

In the book; “Animal Farm”; there are many conflicts in it. The main conflicts are Napoleon vs Snowball, Napoleon vs the animals, the pigs vs common animals and the humans vs the animals of Animals Farm. The main conflict of the story is person vs person because on Page 19, Napoleon or snowball could agree on anything. Napoleon would have the sheep constantly bleating, “Two legs bad, four legs good”, during Snowball’s speeches, he urinated all over Snowball’s plans for the windmill. He basically wants Snowball out of Animal Farm so he has the 9 puppies he stole from Bluebell. To chase after Snowball after giving his speech winning over the animals. Which causes the conflict of Snowball vs the animals because the animals are not the brightest and can be easily persuaded by Napoleon or Squealer. They tell the animals that Snowball is really a spy for Mr. Jones on Page 53. And if anything bad happens; it was Snowball’s fault. After a while, the animals believe Napoleon tells them and they begin to hate snowball.

Napoleon vs the animals is just when the animals show a rebelling it was squashed. An example of this on page 51; the hens started a rebellion after being told they have to surrender their eggs but Napoleon ends it by stopping their rations. When the animals were singing “,Beast of England”, Napoleon bans it because it’s a song of rebellion and they are no longer in a rebellion, and the last example is the massive execution on Page 55; where animals would come forward saying they were influenced by Snowball. The second conflict we see is the pigs vs the common animals. Throughout the book the pigs believe they are more clever than the other animals, the pigs do not need to work; they should direct and supervised while the other animals are working all day and night. The pigs get milk and apples to eat so they keep can up their brain power and a schoolhouse. is being built for the young pigs. They are also discouraged from playing with the other young animals.

Napoleon introduced these law that when a pig and is walking on a path; the other animals must stand aside. These examples show that pigs have made themselves superior to the other animals or are now, the master like Mr. Jones. The pigs own the farm as a human would and the animals rebellion has led them nowhere because in the end they at the same as the beginning of the book just now its own by animals. In the last lines of the book; the animals are realizing that pigs are looking more human. As quoted from Page 95 “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which”. The animals forget and can be easily persuaded by Napoleon or Squealer that the principles are actually different because everytime Clover has to ask Muriel or someone to read the changed principle because she remembers it being

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