Does Animal Farm (the farm inthe book, not the book itself) succeed? If no, how and why does it fail? If yes, in how and why does it succeed?
Animal Farm presents a classic blueprint for an individuals rise to power. It presents a step by step recipe for dictatorship and control. Outline the methods used by Napoleon and the pigs in the takeover of Animal Farm. (Notice: Pigs feeding their brains)
Why do you think George Orwell wrote this book (i.e. why did he write an allegory about the Russian Revolution and the establishment of communism in Russia)? Why not just write an essay critiquing Stalin and his brand of communism?
Clearly, Orwell finds some problems with the system presented in the book. Do you see any of these problems still facing the current world? United States?