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by George Orwell

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What techniques does Orwell use in Animal Farm to cast doubt on the likelihood of a successful revolution?

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In Animal Farm, Orwell demonstrates how a revolution of the sort carried out by the animals (who, of course, are clearly an allegorical reference to the Soviet Union under Stalin) can be manipulated by powerful people (or pigs) to their own ends. Orwell's warning is to some extent against revolution, and he is certainly interested in pointing out...

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