Animal Farm Vs Russian Revolution

72,509 views
71,398 views

Published on

2 Comments
13 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
72,509
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3,277
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
621
Comments
2
Likes
13
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Animal Farm Vs Russian Revolution

  1. 1. Professor David Koogler
  2. 2. <ul><li>Mr. Jones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Irresponsible to his animals (beats them) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes cruel; letting them starve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes kind; mixing milk in animals’ food </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Czar Nicholas II </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor leader as compared to other Monarchs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cruel: Sometimes brutal with political opponents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes kind: Hired starving students to work as spies </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Old Major </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taught Animalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workers do the work, rich keep the money, animals revolt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dies before the Revolution takes place </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Karl Marx </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invented Communism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Workers of the World Unite” – take over the economy (factories and farms) and thus the government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dies before the Russian Revolution </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Animalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No social classes; no rich, but no poor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workers get a better life; all animals are equal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animals own the farm </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Communism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No social classes; no rich and no poor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All people are equal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government owns everything & the people own the government </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Snowball </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Young, smart, good speaker, idealistic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Really wants to make life better for all </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the leaders of the Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chased away into exile from Napoleon’s dogs </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Leon Trotsky </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other leader of October Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pure communist, followed Marx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanted to Improve life for all in Russia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chased away by Lenin’s KGB (secret police) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Napoleon </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not a good speaker, not as smart as Snowball </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cruel, brutal, selfish, devious, corrupt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ambition for power, killed opponents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used dog, Moses, and Squealer, to control the animals </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Stalin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not a good speaker, not as educated as Trotsky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Didn’t follow Marx’s ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cared for power only; killed his opponents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used KGB & allowed the Church, propagandized </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Squealer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Big Mouth, talks a lot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Convinces animals to believe and follow Napoleon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changes and manipulates the commandments </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Ministry of Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worked for Stalin to support his image </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used any lie that would support Stalin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefited from government control of education </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The Dogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Private army that used fear to force animals to work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Killed or intimidated any opponent of Napoleon’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential part of Napoleon’s strategy to control the animals </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>KGB – The Secret Police </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not really police, but enforcers used to support Stalin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used force: often killed entire families for disobedience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Totally loyal to Lenin, Stalin, etc, more so than the military </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Moses the Raven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tells animals about Sugar Candy Mountain – Heaven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animals can go there if they work hard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snowball & Major were against him </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They thought Sugar Candy Mountain was a lie to make the animals work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon let him stay because he taught the animals to work and not complain </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marx said religion was the “opium of the masses” (a lie) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed to teach people to not complain about their lot in life (Why complain, soon you’ll be in heaven.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stalin allowed religion to calm down the discontent of the people </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Mollie </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was Vain – loved her beauty & herself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Didn’t think about animal farm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Went with anyone that gave her what she wanted </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Vain people of Russia & the world </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people didn’t care about the Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only thought of their own self interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Escaped to other countries that offered more for them </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Boxer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong, hard working horse, believed in Animal Farm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Napoleon is always right” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I Will Work Harder” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives his all, but is betrayed by Napoleon who sells him to the glue factory </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Dedicated, but tricked supporters of the Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People believed Stalin because he was “Communist” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many stayed loyal even after Stalin was revealed as a tyrant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Betrayed by Stalin who ignored or killed them </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Benjamin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Old Wise Donkey who is suspicious of Napoleon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thinks “Nothing ever changes” – he was right </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>His suspicions about Boxer being sold to the glue factory and the Commandments being changed were proved true </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Skeptical people of Russia and the outside World </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weren’t sure Revolution would change anything </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Realized that a tyrant could call himself a Communist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knew Communism wouldn’t work with Tyrants </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Overall details of the Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was designed to make life better for the animals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life ended up being far worse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life was the same or worse under the animals as compared to the humans they rebelled against </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Supposed to fix the problems that existed under the Czar’s rule </li></ul><ul><li>Life was worse after the revolution than before </li></ul><ul><li>Stalin made the Czar look like a nice guy </li></ul>

×