Who Is George Orwell Become A Dictator In Animal Farm

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George Orwell “Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship” (Orwell, BrainyQuote). George Orwell expressed his opinions strongly but mainly towards imperialism, fascism, dictators, and communism (Biography). Joseph Stalin was one of the biggest dictators, if not the biggest. A major life experience involving Stalin gave Orwell the inspiration and drive to write his most popular book, Animal Farm. George Orwell wrote Animal Farm based on Joseph Stalin’s betrayal of the Russian Revolution because Orwell was an anti-Stalinist, and he loved to incorporate his views of current events into his pieces of writings. In 1936, George Orwell went to Spain to help the Republicans fight against Franco’s Nationalists. Soviet communists who were suppressing revolutionary socialist protesting made Orwell flee in fear of his life (BBC News). This was the major experience that caused Orwell to become an anti-Stalinist. Because he hated Joseph Stalin so much, George felt the need to tell the public of the dictatorship in Russia, but he didn’t want to just tell a boring story of events, he wanted to tell…show more content…
The only reason why the citizens of Russia wanted to get rid of the Czar was because he was too controlling. Little did they know, Joseph Stalin was even more controlling than the Czar (Stalin, History). Therefore, Joseph Stalin betrayed the Russian Revolution and the purpose of it. In Animal Farm, Joseph Stalin is represented by Napoleon, the pig leader of the farm. The betrayal comes in place when Napoleon uses his trained and obedient puppies to run off Snowball, who represents Leon Trotsky, and when he controls the farm by making all of the animals fear him. Orwell’s opinions about the real betrayal are hard to find, but anyone can try hard enough and figure them out
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