Napoleon Is To Blame In George Orwell's Animal Farm

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Napoleon is the ruler of Animal Farm, a once peaceful farm. After being slaves for Jones, Old Major, a wise boar decided it was time the animals do something. The animals rebelled. After a short fight, the animals soon subjugate Manor Farm. The two representatives for the animals (Snowball and Napoleon) renamed it Animal Farm, a place for animals to live freely, without the rule of humans. Little did they know, Napoleon, the power-hungry pig, and his sycophants, including the pups he raised and Squealer(a pig with elocution) took the farm and chased Snowball away . In order to gain complete power, he blames everything on Snowball. All the problems are Snowball's fault. To prove to anyone who would defy his rule, Napoleon killed these so called traitors, even though they didn't commit the crimes they confessed to. The animals hoped to rid the rule of a human tyrant, now they are in the rule of an animal tyrant. The animals jumped out of the frying pan and fell right into the fire.…show more content…
"They kept close to Napoleon. It was noticed that they wagged their tails to him in the same a way as the other dogs had been used to do to Mr. Jones"(53). Jones was a human tyrant over the animals. He used his dogs to do his dirty work, such as killing animals. Very similar to Jones, Napoleon uses his dogs for fear. Napoleon believes that if the animals are scared of him they will become loyal sycophants. Many people would be able to tell, from the wag of their tail, Napoleon had complete control over his dogs. Both, the human tyrant and Napoleon use their dogs the same

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