An analysis of the characters in the animal farm

He is original driving force behind the revolution. Moses plays only a small role in Animal Farm, but Orwell uses him to explore how communism exploits religion as something with which to pacify the oppressed.

Snowball Snowball is a pig who lives on Manor Farm. Whymper The human that the pigs use as their connection to the outside world, Whymper symbolizes capitalists who got rich doing business with the USSR. He quickly begins to adopt the ways of men, despite the fact that opposition to humans is the driving force of Animalism.

In all of his work, George Orwell made it a point to show how politicians used language.

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Character 5 Boxer Boxer is a horse and the most sincere and caring animal on the farm. Snowball seems to win the loyalty of the other animals and cement his power.

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He owned the farm before the revolt of the animals. In his supreme craftiness, Napoleon proves more treacherous than his counterpart, Snowball. As for the human characters in the book, Mr. He designs the seven original principles of Animalism and serves heroically at the forefront of battles. Alongside Snowball, Napoleon leads the animals in chasing Mr. Napoleon is a stand-in for Joseph Stalin. It is also clear that he wins the same respect from other animals. Frederick An enemy of Pilkington and owner of Pinchfield, another neighboring farm. Both Trotsky and Lenin were both eventually sidelined by Stalin, who was initially a relatively minor player. Stalin suppressed religion for decades, but during World War II, he revived the Russian Orthodox Church in an attempt to inspire the Russian people to resist the Nazi invasion and fight for their country. Moses represents the potential of organized religion to maintain the status quo by stupefying citizenry with promises of future rewards. Jones is the farmer in charge of Manor Farm at the start of the novel.

At first, Moses serves Mr. Jones has in recent years become drunk, careless, and ineffective, though he remains as casually cruel and arrogant as ever. Clover often suspects the pigs of violating one or another of the Seven Commandments, but she repeatedly blames herself for misremembering the commandments.

Accordingly, she quickly leaves for another farm after the animals take over and is only once mentioned again. He becomes very popular for his passion for the revolution, his sincerity with the cause and his hardworking nature.

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SparkNotes: Animal Farm: Character List