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Title: Animal Farm Introduction


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Animal Farm Introduction
  • Rapert/English 9

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Author George Orwell
  • Eric Blair (George Orwell) 1903-1950
  • British, but worked in India
  • Colony
  • Witnessed oppression by the powerful
  • Most famous for dystopian novel 1984
  • Witnessed WWII and rise of Communism
  • Gravely concerned
  • Animal Farm (written in 1944) is a WARNING
  • Orwell is considered visionary and that dark
    vision has become an adjectiveOrwellian.

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Allegory
  • Allegory communicates its message by means of
    symbolism.
  • As a literary device in its most general sense is
    an extended metaphor.
  • Examples of allegories Avatar for Native
    American exploitation, Lion, the Witch and the
    Wardrobe for the story of Christ.

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Satire
  • Satire is a literary genre or form.
  • Vices, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to
    ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming
    individuals, and society itself, into
    improvement.
  • Satire uses wit as a weapon
  • Purpose is often constructive social criticism.
  • John Stewarts Daily Show

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AF Explores
  • Corruption and Power
  • Tyranny
  • Possible outcomes of specific regimes
  • Propaganda and manipulation of people
  • Vanity
  • Blind followers

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Artwork inspired by AF
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Artwork inspired by AF
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Artwork inspired by AF
  • Repeat.This is not a book about animals on a
    farm, this is not a book about animals on a farm,
    this is not a book about animals on a
    farm.baaaaaa

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