“Animal Farm”byGeorge Orwell
George Orwell• Born in India• Sympathies for working class• Left-wing political convinction• Joined Republicans againstFra...
An Allegorical Fable• Critic to tyrannical political systems• Animals represent historical figures• Image of Russian Revol...
“All animals are equal”At first animals: • Lead the revolution• Drive the masters out• Work for each other• Are all equal
Napoleon = Stalin• Absolute authority• Fake equality• Use of intimidation• Use of propaganda
Boxer = Proletariat• Blindly faithful to revolution• Manipulated by the leadership• “I must work harder”
Mr Jones = Czar Nicholas II• Farm’s headmasters• Tyrant who mistreats animals• “Victim” of revolution
Squealer = Propaganda Voice• Justify pigs monopolization• Spread false statistics• Twist the truth
“But some are more equal thanothers”In the end pigs:• Walk upright• Have human guests• Wear clothes• Drink alchoolTyranny ...
“But some are more equal thanothers”In the end pigs:• Walk upright• Have human guests• Wear clothes• Drink alchoolTyranny ...
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Animal farm Federica Allegretti

  1. 1. “Animal Farm”byGeorge Orwell
  2. 2. George Orwell• Born in India• Sympathies for working class• Left-wing political convinction• Joined Republicans againstFranco• Critic of Stalinism
  3. 3. An Allegorical Fable• Critic to tyrannical political systems• Animals represent historical figures• Image of Russian Revolution
  4. 4. “All animals are equal”At first animals: • Lead the revolution• Drive the masters out• Work for each other• Are all equal
  5. 5. Napoleon = Stalin• Absolute authority• Fake equality• Use of intimidation• Use of propaganda
  6. 6. Boxer = Proletariat• Blindly faithful to revolution• Manipulated by the leadership• “I must work harder”
  7. 7. Mr Jones = Czar Nicholas II• Farm’s headmasters• Tyrant who mistreats animals• “Victim” of revolution
  8. 8. Squealer = Propaganda Voice• Justify pigs monopolization• Spread false statistics• Twist the truth
  9. 9. “But some are more equal thanothers”In the end pigs:• Walk upright• Have human guests• Wear clothes• Drink alchoolTyranny replaced by tyrannyTyranny replaced by tyranny
  10. 10. “But some are more equal thanothers”In the end pigs:• Walk upright• Have human guests• Wear clothes• Drink alchoolTyranny replaced by tyrannyTyranny replaced by tyranny
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