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What imagery is used in "Beasts of England"?

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In the novella Animal Farm, Old Major—one of the senior pigs and "father" of the revolution—dreams of a world that is dominated by animals. This dream inspires the lyrics of "Beasts of England."

The song became a form of revolutionary manifesto for the animals on the farm. George Orwell based "Beasts of England" on "The Internationale" and "Men of England." The tune is...

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