Applications of 'Animal Farm' and '1984' in America

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Applications of 'Animal Farm' and '1984' in America

Post by tori_loe » 28 May 2015, 09:59

A few weeks ago, I finished both 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell, and it got me thinking. Doesn't some of these problems with the dystopian governments sound very similar to our own? For example, the quote "all animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others" from Animal Farm could be used to describe the aristocratic nature of the so called "democracy" of our union.

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Post by Wreade1872 » 31 May 2015, 09:12

tori_loe wrote:A few weeks ago, I finished both 1984 and Animal Farm by George Orwell, and it got me thinking. Doesn't some of these problems with the dystopian governments sound very similar to our own? For example, the quote "all animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others" from Animal Farm could be used to describe the aristocratic nature of the so called "democracy" of our union.
In a word.. No.

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Post by Laila_Hashem » 31 Aug 2019, 06:30

The same thought occurred to me, and yeah, it is true. I believe that problems of inequality and corrupt authority will always be around and that George Orwell both saw it at his time and foresaw its presence in modern time, which explains why the two books will always be applicable.

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