Examples Of Power In Animal Farm By George Orwell

492 Words2 Pages
The thought of power is appetizing, is it not? We have all had the thought or have experienced the effects of power has on the human mind. It is evil and conniving. In George Orwell's “Animal Farm,” Orwell utilizes the characters (mainly Napoleons) to display that the temptation of power is so strong it can affect an individual or the community as a whole. Napoleon let the power get to his head, this is human nature. He used his power to his advantage, also human nature. Napoleon succumbed to the natural man and became a dictator. Napoleon did whatever was fitting to himself. “There was nothing there now except a single commandment. It ran: ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS. (Orwell 92)” This is the commandment
Open Document