Napoleon In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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Personally, my favorite animal in the satiric novel Animal Farm is Napoleon,he is dishonest , evil, and a persuasive leader, Napoleon is one of the main pigs and is the leader of the Animal Farm besides Squealer. He is a dishonest leader with the animals. “In sheer malignity thinking to set back our plans and avenge himself for his ignominious expulsion, this traitor has crept here under the cover of night and destroyed our work….”(Orwell 70). This quote means he is lying to the animals on the farm and blaming Snowball for the faulty construction of the windmill. This also explains that he never tells the truth to the animals and controls them instead of letting them be free like the original idea of Old Major's dream. It also means that he had no intention of…show more content…
This explains Napoleon's brutality towards anyone or any animal that showed him signs of opposition and revolt. It also signifies that he will kill or suppress anyone who tries to take him out of power or tries to start a revolution. He has a low tolerance for revolts and will stop at nothing to make sure that a revolt doesn’t happen in Animal Farm. An example of him being a persuasive leader is “Snowball was Jones's agent from the very beginning……..he was trying to take away their freedom from them”(82). This shows the reader that he is trying to persuade the animals to think that Snowball was trying to destroy the revolt before it even happened and that Napoleon was the real reason the revolt succeeded. He is also trying to get the animals to think he is a great leader and is gonna bring Animal Farm to a prosperous age, while persuading them to hate Snowball for all of the farms faults and unsuccessful harvests. Napoleon turned Animal Farm’s free republic into a totalitarian republic that crushed any sign of revolt when he wanted
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