Did The Animal Revolution Succeed?
I feel that the animal revolution technically succeeded because the animals did in fact overthrow Mr Jones, and they also defended their farm in the battle of the cowshed. But as time went on the overall quality of life started to get worse.
Directly after the revolution all the animals were happy and worked together like clockwork. Most of this was because of the strength and reliance on Boxers strength and good work ethic. Everyone worked together and produced more than enough to keep them going. Everything was perfect until the incident of the milk and apples. The hens brought up that Mr Jones used to mix some milk into their mash, and the pigs then replied:
“Comrades!' he cried. 'You do not imagine, I hope, that we pigs are doing this in a spirit of selfishness and privilege? Many of us actually dislike milk and apples. I dislike them myself. Our sole object in taking these things is to preserve our health. Milk and apples (this has been proved by Science, comrades) contain substances absolutely necessary to the well-being of a pig. We pigs are brainworkers. The whole management and organisation of this farm depend on us. Day and night we are watching over...