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by George Orwell

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What is Orwell saying about human nature in Animal Farm? By chapter six of Animal Farm, it has become evident that all of the animals are not equal and life on the farm is setting into familiar hierarchies and oppressions. What is Orwell saying about human nature?

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The comment offered by this novel certainly relates to the nature of power, but extending that commentary to a message regarding human nature may be going a step too far. The characters in the story all represent "people" and there is clearly an array of traits and tendencies presented in the characters on the farm. 

To draw just one example, Boxer is quite different in temperament, ability, and intellect in comparison with Snowball . Drawing a conclusion regarding human nature then will be quite...

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