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How does Animalism represent Communism in the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell?

Animalism represents Communism in the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell by showing us its many unsavory aspects. Animalism, like Communism, is an ideology that incites violent revolution among the oppressed. It also promotes a stultifying conformity and consolidates itself through violence and repression.

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Animalism can be seen as a satire on the ideology of Soviet Communism. The similarities between the two are not very hard to spot. Animalism is a collectivist creed that promotes the solidarity of the poor and the downtrodden against a common enemy. In the case of Communism, this means the bourgeoisie; with Animalism, it's the drunken farmer Mr. Jones.

Animalism aims to instill the long-suffering farm animals with a sense of pride in their identity. There are clear parallels here with Communism, which accords the proletariat a world-historical role in abolishing capitalism. Both ideologies hold out a positive, inspiring vision, a future in which hunger, want, and repression are a thing of the past.

Yet Animalism, like the Communist ideology it so ably satirizes, ultimately leads to chronic shortages, economic failure, and brutal repression. Though Old Major's ideas were supposed to lead the animals to the Promised Land, in the hands—or rather, trotters—of Napoleon and his gang of pigs,...

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animalisim is a reflection of communisim because they both are same like are people are equal and all animal are equal their shoul be a proper life style and are people are have same life style Russian Revolution: Russian Revolution Leon Trotsky Other leader of “October Revolution” Pure communist, followed Marx Wanted to improve life for all in Russia Chased away by Lenin’s KGB (secret police)

Animal Farm : Animal Farm Napoleon Not a good speaker, not as clever as Snowball Cruel, brutal, selfish, devious, corrupt His ambition is for power, killed opponents Used dog, Moses, and Squealer to control the animals