Essay about Animal Farm: a Thesis

701 Words Nov 13th, 2012 3 Pages
Thesis: Napoleon is not a democratic leader, he is a dictator.

George Orwell, the author of Animal Farm, wrote this novel to discuss the role of a non-democratic leader. In the novel, Napoleon, a pig, is the leader. However, Napoleon uses his power to frighten and to control the animals. For this reason he creates lies, uses propoganda and violence to keep his authority. Therefore Napoleon is not a democratic leader, he is a dictator. Firstly, Napoleon creates lies and abuse the ideology,Animalism, with his lies. For instance; at the Battle of the Windmill, Boxer fought bravely but got injured. His injuriy started to get worse and after a while it started to affect his work. One day a slaughter house car came by to Animal Farm and
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Moreover Napoleon does not allow people to discuss his orders or lies. He states that pis know everything and if they do not obey their orders Jones might come back. Napoleon uses “Jones” to keep his authority and control the animals. Also he does not allow people to vote. This shows that he is not a democratic leader and he frighten animals to control. Thirdly. Napoleon violence to keep his authority. He never likes animals to question him or disobey his statements. For instance; Napoleon wanted hens to give their eggs to pigs and he wanted 60 eggs per a week. He told that the need to sell eggs to get enough food for the farm. At first hens didn’t wanted to give their eggs but Napoleon threatten hens to cut off their meal. He also stated that if another animal shares their meal with hens, they will punish to death. Besides that Napoleon killes 4 pigs because of the opposition that they did t Napoleon. Napoleon made them confess the truth that they actually had never done. Moreover a couple of animals confessed that they had a dream about not to follow Napoleon and Napoleon also killed them too. These examples shows that Napoleon is a curiel leader, a dictator, and he kills animals because of no reason. Animals can not control their dreams and it is so unkind to kill them. This shows he does not care about animals that’s why he is

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