Who gained leadership of the animals? Why? Also, please describe the animals' flag.
Snowball is the Leader until Napoleon usurps his power. Overall the pigs are the leaders of the animals, in the beginning because they could read and write, and also because it was old major, the prize winning pig, that had the idea. In the end, Napoleon had power because he claimed it, and the animals were still convinced that life under a pig was better than life under a human, even if it was equally as terrible.
THe flag is made from an old green tablecloth (green to represent the fields of England with a hoof and a horn on it. The hoof and horn celebrate animal independence from humans.
All animals are created equal but some are more equal than others." This most famous quote from the Orwell?s Animal Farm encompasses not the philosophy of the author, but the philosophy Orwell was reacting against in his contemporary political history, and attempting to both satirize and come to terms with as a former socialist. Orwell?s novel Animal Farm chronicles the overthrowing of a common farm of its human leadership by a colony of diverse animals. However, these animals as led by the pigs Snowball and Napoleon, merely replicate the tyranny imposed upon them by the overthrown farmer, by oppressing the other animals. The farm begins founded upon the written philosophy that ?All animals are created equal.? (Orwell, 1945) However, it ends with the written philosophy that ?All animals are created equal but some are more equal than others,?