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by George Orwell

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In Animal Farm, how do Snowball's and Boxer's attitudes toward war differ?

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Snowball the pig is a pragmatic leader, truly believing in the cause of the Animal Farm without directly seeking the overt power that Napoleon lusts for. His attitude towards war represents that pragmatism, showing that he believes their cause to be more important than human life. Boxer the horse, on the other hand, is a believer, but although he proves very powerful in battle, he regrets his actions:

"He is dead," said Boxer sorrowfully....

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