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George Orwell once said the Animal Farm an anti-Soviet satire was the firstin which I tried with full consciousness of what I was doing to fuse political purpose and artistic purpose into one whole Animal Farm has masked as a manuals guide for many governments around the world Orwell wrote Animal Farm as an attempt to make people notice the cruelty of Stalins way of governing Russias new government and his opinions of revolutions The goal of Animal Farm was to get people to open their eyes to Stalins way of governing Russia But some peoples eyes remained closed even after the book was published George Soule did not open his mind to Animal Farm He once said the failure of this bookarises from the fact that the satire deals not with something the author has experienced but rather with stereotyped ideas about a country Orwells use of satire in the form of a fairy storyto get his point across shows his indignation for hard-core ideological doctrines whose purposes are to lead to the eventful destruction of a society Unger The characters in Animal Farm are compared to the individuals and groups engaged in the Russian Revolution But the seeds for Animal Farm are present in earlier works not only in the metaphors likening men to beast but more important in Orwells whole attitude towards society which he sees as an aggregation of certain classes or types Greenblatt 188 The animal story begins with the Manor Farms master a human being named Mr Jones He is compared to Czar Nicholas II because both men fictional and non-fictional are irresponsible and cruel to their animals or people The character that stirs up the idea of rebellion is Old Major Mr Joness prize-winning boar Old Major is compared to Karl Marx because he invented communism and Old Major invented Animalism both of them died before the revolutions they sparked began Snowballs comparison to
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