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Animal Farm George Orwell 128 Pages George Orwell the pen name of Eric Blair was born in Bengal in 1903 He was educated at Eton School in England and then served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma He returned to Europe and became a writer of novels and essays Much of his work was political and although he had a hatred of Communism he was a socialist Orwell died at the age of forty-seven of a lung problem leaving behind several unfinished works Animal Farm is a parody of the Communist revolution in Russia and as a result its themes are the evils of totalitarianism and selfishness and also the importance of hard work Animal Farm tells the story of the Bolshevik revolution in Russia but from a viewpoint slightly more comical that of a farm in England The story begins in a barn where a boar on the farm named Old Major has gathered the other animals to tell them of a dream he had a dream of a world in which humans do not rule over other animals Old Major encourages the animals of the farm to revolt against Mr Jones the owner of the farm Not long after he dies but the animals keep his ideas of Animalism which is essentially Communism alive and the pigs who are the most clever animals on the farm begin to plan a revolution One day the workers on the farm forget to feed the animals and so some of the more powerful horses break down the door to the barn where the feed is stored and the animals enjoy a feast When Mr Jones learns of this however he immediately orders all of the animals to be punished appropriately As they are being whipped and beaten the animals suddenly turn on the workers The humans who had no way of anticipating such an attack are scared off of the farm When the animals realize
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