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mizzmelanie | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted April 25, 2013 at 9:48 PM via web

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Can you please edit my introductory paragraph for an essay I am writing about power portrayed in Animal Farm? Thank you!


The novel animal farm was first introduced by George Orwell in 1945 since its release the book became a best seller worldwide. Since the book was published in 1945 the themes of the story is highly influenced by world war 2. The theme of power is widely expressed throughout the novel. Power can be defined as a controlling entity that can not be escaped by those who are less superior. When too much power is gained by an individual a dictatorship is formed thus all decisions are influenced by the higher power. A famous historian once said "power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." This quote demonstrates that people with power are corrupt and those with total power and control are absolutely corrupt. A real life experience would be hitler because he gained absolute power thus he came absolutely corrupt since civilians feared to stand up to him. Power can be defined as an entity who is strong and has superiority over others. In the infamous novel animal farm, George Orwell conveys the message that power leads to corruption and destruction of a society. It is evident that he antagonist Napoleon along with the dogs and pigs posses absolute power much to the disadvantage of the other animals.

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tjbrewer | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted April 26, 2013 at 12:20 AM (Answer #1)

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The novel Animal Farm was first introduced by George Orwell in 1945. Since its release the book has become a best seller worldwide. The themes of the story are highly influenced by World War II. The theme of power is widely expressed throughout the novel. Power can be defined as a controlling entity that can not be escaped by those who are less superior. When too much power is gained by an individual a dictatorship is formed; thus all decisions are influenced by the higher power. A famous historian once said, "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." This quote demonstrates that people with power are corrupt and those with total power and control are absolutely corrupt. A real life experience would be Hitler because he gained absolute power, he became absolutely corrupt. Power can be defined as an entity who is strong and has superiority over others. In the infamous novel Animal Farm, George Orwell conveys the message that power leads to corruption and destruction of a society. It is evident that the antagonist, Napoleon, along with the dogs and pigs possess absolute power much to the disadvantage of the other animals.

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