Animal farm Silvia Stifano

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Animal farm Silvia Stifano

  1. 1. “Power corrupts”in
  2. 2. Written by George Orwell in 1945Used to express political ideas:“power corrupts”Linked to historical figures
  3. 3. The charactersMr Jones• Farm owner• Tyrant who mistreats animals• The last human ownerCzar Nicholas II• The last Czar
  4. 4. The charactersOld Major• The old pig• Dreams freedom and equality• Inspires the other animalsKarl Marx• Theorist of communism
  5. 5. The charactersThe pig NapoleonAt first:• Leads the animal rebellion• Creates an egalitarian societyThen:• Enjoys some privileges• Becomes a tyrantJoseph Stalin• Socialist leader
  6. 6. The charactersThe pig Snowball• Another leader of the rebellion• Driven out by NapoleonTrotsky• Stalin’s politicalopponent
  7. 7. The charactersBoxer• The cart-horse• “I must work harder”• Exploited and manipulatedby pigsThe proletariat• Exploited by corruptedgovernments
  8. 8. Development of farm society“All the animals are equal…”“…but some animals are more equalthan others”

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