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What are some similarities between Old Major's speech in Animal Farm, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech?

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I think that one of the major similarities between both Dr. King's speech as well as the one offered by Old Major at the start of Orwell 's work.  Both speeches render a vision of what can be in stark opposition to what is.  Dr. King's speech articulates what African- Americans are enduring in a nation that has not fully acknowledged Civil Rights.  Old Major's speech articulates...

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