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A review of george orwell s animal

Animal Farm is moving, bitter and a warning from history.

Orwell’s Animal Farm – Book Review

Book of the Month Animal Farm by George Orwell was first published in 1945 and will be celebrating its seventieth birthday next year. I re-read the novella last night and found its themes and messages just as powerful, moving and relevant as they must have been seven decades ago.

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Animal Farm is set in a farmyard where the animals decide to seize the farmer's land and create a co-operative that reaps the benefits of their combined labours.

However, some animals see a bigger share of the rewards than others, and the animals start to question their supposed utopia. Little by little, the rules begin to mysteriously change, and the pigs seem to gain power little by little, making the animals question what society they were striving for in the first place and whether their new-found freedom is as liberating as they might have hoped.

Animal Farm is one of the greatest socio-political works of all time but there is no need for the reader to pick-up on - or understand - any of the allusions to Lenin, Marx, Trotsky or Stalin as the story can be enjoyed as the simple, moving and enlightening parable it essentially is, a story that clearly shows humankind at its best and very worst.

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For me, it highlights the demons within every human — jealousy, greed, laziness and cruelty born of fear. The parable successfully shows how the dream that communism in theory could be so easily a review of george orwell s animal into the nightmare that totalitarianism again and again has proven to be. And for some reason, a loyal horse betrayed can become one of the most tragic and sympathetic figures in literature.

Animal Farm is moving, bitter and a warning from history — one of which will of course be ignored, for that is what humans excel at, repeating the errors and misjudgements of the past. It will only take 2-3 hours to read from cover to cover and as I believe it can now be sourced legitimately for free from sources like Project Gutenberg it is a book that anyone could and should read.

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You can enjoy it as a simple story but if you are really interested in the contemporary world politics then this book should be in your book shelf. How the utopian dream of the animals struggling for a communist society where they can enjoy equal rights and freedom shattered and ultimately led them to live a miserable life under a totalitarian ruler under the constant fear of some unknown enemy is very precisely described in the book and you can have an insight of the condition of Russian people under Lenin and Stalin's rule through the book.

It profoundly exposed the disadvantage of totalitarianism and has a unique view though pessimistic on what's gonna happen next in our view. Just one more thing, Orwell is not criticizing communism or socialism, he's actually a supporter of it. Totally moving and completely different than other works. It also shows the difference of equality between animals who has more compare to take extra response from other's animals.

This book directly describes how easily good intentions to be the tyranny. All the characters were a review of george orwell s animal on this revolution and it is a good book for everyone. In a good way. I just couldn't put it down, very engaging! Recommend it to anyone who is looking for a book to read, it's just amazing! It's an amazing book about revolution, like in Egypt. This is what the politics really is. Mostly in context of the developing country like ours this is the case.

We ignorant people are easily deceived by the sweet talks of the politicians. By listening to them we believe that maybe this time actual progress might take place, maybe this time the people might actually be benefited but no.

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All they care for is power. All they want is personal benefit. They have no concern for public interest. For power they can do anything.

Animal Farm by George Orwell - review

Walking over the few corpses and injuries will also not matter to them and this book shows it. I thought it was very interesting how he portrayed the the cycle of revolution turning into tyranny.

He describes how easily good intentions can be subverted into tyranny. This book indirectly describes communism and the government and how you can never make everyone happy. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. Orwell's writing is pessimistic and visual. I recommend this book.

Animal Farm by George Orwell