Animal Farm is the most famous by far of all twentieth-century political allegories. Its account of a group of barnyard animals who revolt against their vicious human master, only to submit to a tyranny erected by their own kind, can fairly be said to have become a universal drama. Orwell is one of the very few modern satirists comparable to Jonathan Swift in power, artistry, and moral authority; in animal farm his spare prose and the logic of his dark comedy brilliantly highlight his stark message.
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Orwell writes most of his classic from the perspective of "the underdog"; his most celebrated works are a commentary on power's corruptible influence. Read full review
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Animal Farm is an excellent story of how politics rears its ugly head in life. Animal farm is written to where younger kids can understand how government should and shouldn't work. Animal farm is an ... Read full review