Napoleon like Stalin?

Essay by zara23Junior High, 7th gradeA+, January 2009

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Mr. Jones vs. NapoleonIn the novel, Animal Farm, George Orwell portrays the reality of the RussianRevolution and the outcome of Stalin’s communism as animals on ManorFarm. George Orwell explains how the revolution and communism was a failure and whyit was corrupted by using animals on Manor Farm.

Before the Russian Revolution in Russia, everyone was ruledunder a Tsar. The Tsar was the main man who exercised the government with hisministers (Troyer, 4 April. 2008). If the Tsar died, the whole Kingdom would be given tothe next heir. Since the Tsar made up the rules, the Russians weren’t allowed to have freepress or expression. If the people, in any matter stood up against the government, theywould be tracked down by Stalin’s secret police. Because the Tsar had all the power, hecould do what he pleased. This is why the Tsar collapsed. He always twisted the rules sothat he can have his ways first.

Before the Russian Revolution, the government that wasestablished was corrupted and inefficient (Troyer). Karl Marx came up with the idea thatif we all work together to provide for each ones needs, there wouldn’t be any misery inthe country, everyone would work. After the Russian Revolution, the Russians set this upas there government. However, this was not the case. If one did his job poorly, thegovernment could not fire you based on your performance (Troyer, 8 April. 2008). Itwould be said that everyone is equal after the Revolution. However, when no one wasaloud to have luxuries because you could only have what you need to survive, Stalin andhis advisors kept the best luxuries for there pleaser that they didn’t need. This kept all thelower class people equal from the high class. Stalin hypnotized the Russian comradesordering them to stop waiting for a revolution and just proceed with socialism (Troyer,