Are the animals free under Napoleon's rule? In which ways have they become slaves in Animal Farm by George Orwell?

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The animals are certainly not free under Napoleon's rule.

As an allegory about Russian Communism, George Orwell's Animal Farm illustrates the ousting of the ideologue Leon Trotsky and the brutal dictatorship of the tyrant Josef Stalin. This ousting occurs with the tyrant Napoleon's calculated destruction of the windmill and his chasing off Snowball, the ideologue.

Named after Napoleon Bonaparte, who became as great a despot as the aristocrats whom he overthrew, Napoleon becomes power-hungry. He has trained dogs to protect him and to attack dissenters. His propagandist is Squealer , who speaks to them with...

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