What aspects of a society are present in Animal Farm?

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At the beginning of the book, Old Major casts a vision of a new type of society. From the thralldom of human rule to freedom among animals.  However, as the story progresses, Animal Farm becomes just like human society. Let me give you a few examples. 

First, there is hierarchy. The pigs are the ones clearly in control. After a while, it is Napoleon who is in control. Moreover, if anyone disagrees with him, Napoleon will...

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