Who is Napoleon in Animal Farm?
Napoleon is the leader of the pigs. He established himself as a leader immediately closed freed from the yoke of humans. But Napoleon will turn out to be a real tyrant, greedy, corrupt and power-hungry. He symbolizes Stalin, whose character traits he shares.
The animals defend themselves and win what they call the battle of the stable. They decorate their two heroesBoule de Neige and Malabar for their courage.
Napoleon seized power over the animal farm by manipulating farm animals, using propaganda, and forcing his opposition into exile. He used many different propaganda tools to gain power, his main tool being the sheep. Napoleon gained complete power through Snowball’s exile.
Ultimately, Napoleon becomes an oppressive dictator and begins to adopt many aspects of human behavior. The pigs start walking on their hind legs, drinking alcohol, wearing clothes, and carrying whips near the end of the book.
The Animal Farm (George Orwell): main characters The pigs of the animal farm: Sage The Elder (Old Major) is the oldest pig on the farm. He dreams of a world where animals are freed from their slave condition.
British writer, essayist and journalist, George Orwell is the author of several books such as In the dèche in Paris and London (1933), Une fille de pasteur (1935) and the emblematic 1984 (1943). Published in 1945, Animal Farm is a metaphor for politics.