Animal Farm vs. Marxism
In George Orwell's Animal Farm, the animals and incidents can be in comparison to similar people and events through the Russian Revolution of 1917. These similarities stand out because of the symbolism within the book and the truth of the happenings of the Russian Revolution.
prized-boar that belonged to Farmer Jones. The actual fact that Old Major is himself a boar was to signify that radical transformation and revolution are, themselves, boring in the eye of the low class (represented by the various other barnyard animals), who will be more susceptible to worrying about work and survival within their everyday life. Old Key gave many speeches to the farm animals about hope and the near future. He is the key animal who got the rebellion began even though he passed away before it actually began. Old Major's part comes even close to Lenin and Marx whose strategies were to bring about the communist revolution. "Animal Farm is a criticism of Karl Marx, in addition to a novel perpetuating his convictions of democratic Socialism." (Zwerdling, 20). Lenin became leader and instructor of the working category in Russia, and their perseverance to struggle against capitalism. Like Aged Main, Lenin and Marx wrote essays and offered speeches to the operating category poor. The working class in Russia, in comparison with the barnyard animals
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in Animal Farm, was a laboring class of men and women that received low wages because of their work. "Like the