How Does George Orwell Use Metaphor In The Book 'A

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How does George Orwell use metaphor in the book Animal Farm? In this essay I will be writing about the many different ways in which George Orwell uses metaphor in the book ‘Animal Farm’. The basic storyline is of a farm run by a farmer and his wife- (Mr and Mrs Jones) Mr Jones mistreats the animals and so one day one of the animals- (old major) steps up and tells the other animals of a dream he has in which all animals are free. He teaches them a song named: ‘The Beasts of England’ in which his dream is lyrically inscribed. Unfortunately, three days afterwards he dies. The animals do rebel, and the pigs, being the smartest animals, naturally take the leadership role. They make seven commandments to stop themselves from becoming like humans. They also rename the farm ‘Animal Farm’ instead of ‘Manor Farm’. There is some immediate conflict between two pigs, Napoleon and Snowball. For a while they work together to help liberate the farm, but soon napoleon starts behaving rather oddly doing things like: drinking the milk which the animals had gathered and stealing away bluebell and Jessie’s puppies for himself. He manages to turn all of the other animals on snowball and takes control of the farm himself. He ‘alters’ the seven commandments and by the end you cannot tell the difference between the humans and the animals. The entire book is an allegory for the Russian revolution; he uses small metaphors to symbolize some of the things which happened during the Russian revolution. He also uses different items and places which are used as symbols to symbolize meanings that can be related to people in today's society. For example: The farmhouse, which is where most of the animals live, is used to represent the place where greed and lust dominate. He also uses the farmhouse to show the difference of authority between the pigs and the working animals. From the beginning of
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