Animal Farm in Relation to the Russian Revolution

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ANIMAL FARM IN COMPARISON TO THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION Animal Farm is a satire on the Russian Revolution. You can look at this story as a fairy tale about the animals, or on a deeper level, as an account of the events in the Russian Revolution. I chose to learn more about the real meaning of Animal Farm, which Orwell indirectly explains throughout the story. Animal Farm starts out with introducing us to life on the …

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…the humans. Although this story was written based on The Russian Revolution, it also shows how any Revolution can corrupt. Lord Action: "Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely"; this is the main theme of Animal Farm, and the main theme of the Russian Revolution. Bibliography Carr, Slyvia. Encarta 98 Encyclopedia. New York: Microsoft Corporation, 1997. Fitzpatrick, Sheila. "The Russian Revolution." New York: Electric Library. Orwell, George. Cliff Notes on Orwell's Animal Farm. Lincoln: Cliffs Notes, Inc.