Animal Farm Book Report

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The novel Animal Farm by George Orwell was a very

interesting, complex, and informing novel. In the

novel, George Orwell uses farm animals to portray

people of power and the common people during the

Russian Revolution. The novel starts off with

Major explaining to all the animals in the farm

how they are being treated wrongly and how they

can over throw their owner, Mr. Jones. They

finally gang up on their owner and he leaves the

farm. Then they start their own farm with their

own rules and commandments. Originally the two

people in charge of the "Animal Farm", which they

titled it, were Napoleon and Snowball. Napoleon

was really greedy and wanted all the power to be

his, so he got the animals to turn on Snowball and

make him leave the farm. After Napoleon took over

the pigs started disobeying the commandments that

the pigs, as well as all the other animals,

organized and wrote down at the beginning of their

take over.

Soon the pigs have disobeyed, and/or

changed every law there was from the beginning,

and the pigs start acting and looking like humans.

After that "Animal Farm" slowly starts to loose

power and Mr. Jones takes back over. This is a

style analysis of Animal Farm.

Diction, language and imagery are three important

elements in a style analysis. A word choice that

is used a lot in the novel is "rebellion".

Rebellion is a word used instead of a revolution

or a war. Another word that is used a lot in the

novel is "comrade". Comrade means an intimate

friend or associate. Comrade is used in that form

in the novel, instead of saying that someone was

their friend the animals called him their comrade.

"'No, comrades, a thousand...