George Orwell's Satirical Approach

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George Orwell once said the Animal Farm, an anti-Soviet satire, was "the first…in which I tried, with full consciousness of what I was doing, to fuse political purpose, and artistic purpose into one whole." Animal Farm has masked as a manual's guide for many governments around the world. Orwell wrote Animal Farm as an attempt to make people notice the cruelty of Stalin's way of governing, Russia's new government and his opinions of revolutions. …

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…revolution may have been ideal for a good life but always results in tyranny (Greenblatt 189). "The book's major concern is not with these incidents but with the essential horror of the human condition" (Greenblatt 189). Orwell's attempt to express his opinion creatively on the Russian Revolution, Joseph Stalin, and revolutions with a satirical approach was successful because Orwell has made governments and people everywhere aware of what revolutions and absolute power can create and result in.