Utopia... Fact Or Fiction (An Analytic Essay On An

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UTOPIA… FACT OR FICTION? In the novel, Animal Farm, Orwell expresses that human nature prevents the existence of the utopia on Animal Farm. Orwell uses allegory to represent animals as humans. First, Orwell illustrates that the abundance of greed that exists in a society prevents it from being perfect. Equally important, Orwell reveals that in a society, languor violates the philosophy of a utopia. Additionally, Orwell conveys unawareness and ignorance causes people to hide in the shadows of others, and pick someone to follow. Evidentially, human nature prevents the existence of a utopian society.

To begin, the abundance of greed that exists in a society prevents it from being perfect. First, the pigs exhibit greed and use it to abuse or take advantage of other animals. At one point, the pigs take all of the milk and apples. They even claim that science has proven pigs need milk and apples to function.

Squealer, the spokesperson for the pigs, states: Milk and apples (this has been proven by Science, comrades) contain substances absolutely necessary to the well being of a pig… the importance of keeping the pigs in good heath was all too obvious. So it was agreed without further argument that the milk and the windfall apples (and also the main crop of apples when they ripened) should be reserved for the pigs alone. (42) The pigs insist that the milk and apples are necessary to the survival of a pig. This is the first sign of the pigs attacking the animals and taking advantage of them. The pigs, out of pure selfishness and greed, lie to and deceive the other animals so they can satisfy themselves. Also, Snowball, a pig leader who emerges after the Rebellion, and Napoleon, another leader of the pigs who rises after the...