"Animal Farm" By Orwell. Speaks Of The Difference Of Napoleon And Snowball (Characteristics Etc.)

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Animal Farm EssayThe name of the book is Animal Farm, which is written by GeorgeOrwell. This book is about a farm with animals who dislike the treatment, andovertake the farm and overthrow the humans of the farm. As the revolutiontook place, two leaders came about. Their names were Snowball andNapoleon, whose main goal was to have nothing to do with humans, and bringcommunism into their society.'Napoleon was a large, rather fierce-looking Berkshire boar, the onlyone of those on the farm. He was not much of a talker, but with a reputationfor getting his own way' (Ch.2, P. 25).'Snowball was a more vivacious pig than Napoleon, quicker in speechand more inventive but did not have the character depth that Napoleon did'(Ch.2, Pgs. 24-25.) Snowball was the one with the ideas like the committeesand the windmill. He was a better thinker than Napoleon.When all the animals helped kick Mr. Jones off the farm, Snowball ledthe animals to the store-shed and served out a double ration of corn toeverybody with two biscuits going to each of the dogs.Napoleon on the other hand was very selfish. He stole milk that wasmeant for everybody and drank it all, and he stole apples. He doesn't careabout the work the animals do, just what would benefit him.For example, Napoleon comes up with the building of the windmill thatwould supply electricity so they would not have to work as hard. Napoleonwas against this because he didn't come up with the idea. When Napoleonsees that Snowball is gaining more power with the speech of the windmill,Napoleon sends his dogs to chase Snowball out of the farm. After Snowballwas chased out of the farm, Napoleon gains more power by saying Snowballwas a bad person. He told the animals that Snowball was with Mr. Jonesfrom the starting. (Ch 6. P. 72) 'We will teach this miserable traitor that hecannot undo our work so easily.' He is now saying that Snowball was theone who ruined the windmill, even though it was his idea. He called him atraitor. And when Napoleon couldn't do the trash talking, he sent squealer.'For we know now, it is all written down in the secret...

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