March 6, 2014
Change in Napoleon
Many change in several different ways, but how does one change? Is it from ones surroundings or traits? In Animal Farm, George Orwell tells the reader how animals react and are able to form a government without humans. But some animals take advantage of one another and it turns into chaos. Animal Farm shows how Napoleon has changed into a powerful character when Old Major dies, fights over power, and begins to interact with humans. Orwell proves that communism could not work with the animals like in the Russia Government.
When Old Major passes away it expresses how Napoleon is accepting the change that he is going to become one of the leaders of Animal Farm with Snowball. Napoleon is one of the pigs in Animal Farm along with Snowball who takes control of the farm when Old Major dies.
He shows the rest of the animals that he has all of the power by scaring them with the nine loyal attacking dogs. He also has taken advantage of the rest of the animals by forcing them to work very hard while the pigs have the time of their lives. As Orwell narrates; "All that year the animals worked like slaves. But they were happy in their work; they grudged no effort or sacrifice, well aware that everything they did was for the benefit of themselves and those of their kind who would come after them, and not for a pack of idle, thieving human beings". As you read the quote, it shows how clueless and foolish the rest of the animals are. None of them realize that the pigs are making them do all the hard work while they just sit around and think of more plans to...