Animalism three months the pigs had succeeded in

Animalism is a system which was founded by three pigs, Napoleon, Squealer and Snowball created from Old Major’s speech in Chapter 1. It is a repercussion of Communism. The essential ideas of the regime is; all human beings are enemies and all animals are equal. However we witnessed that the idea started to corrupted like all other regimes throughout the time.  At the beginning, everyone in the farm was excited, except the old donkey who thinks nothing would change, it was basically because of the state of being rebellious and free. After the rebellion, every animal began to work hard in order to harvest the crops and run the farm. Yet, pigs were not actually working,  they were just ruling the other animals. They didn’t settle for it, they began to misuse their duty. As a consequence, other animals suffocate from the hard work and they started to yearn for their ways of living.”They explained that by their studies of the past three months the pigs had succeeded in reducing the principles of Animalism to Seven Commandments. These Seven Commandments would now be inscribed on the wall; they would form an unalterable law by which all the animals on Animal Farm must live for ever after.”  We can see that in this passage the idea of animalism is so new and exciting at the beginning. Most of the animals liked the ideology because they weren’t happy to be exploited by human beings. Gradually, with the time being, this new excitement was replaced by an even worse regime than the past. I think the important thing here, is the word ” unalterable”  due to the reason that; pigs created this regime and then they changed and destroyed the commandments quietly because the pigs weren’t sufficient enough to control the enormous power they had in their hands.”With some difficulty (for it is not easy for a pig to balance himself on a ladder) Snowball climbed up and set to work, with Squealer a few rungs below him holding the paint-pot. The Commandments were written on the tarred wall in great white letters that could be read thirty yards away. They ran thus: (2.21)”Before reading and comparing the seven commandments, I want to point out some important aspects in the  passage above.  Even though most of the animals in the farm don’t know how to read and write,  pigs wrote the seven commandments with ”great white letters” to indicate the followings; first of all, white is the color of pureness and pioneering so the pigs wanted to clear away their hesitations about the regime, by using the white color. Also they wrote the commandments with enormous letters  ,”could be read thirty yards away”, because they wanted to frighten and threaten despite the fact that they do not know how to read.”Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.Whatever goes upon four legs or has wings, is a friend.”We can simplify the commandment basically  by saying “Four legs good, two legs bad.” During the time passed by, the commandments were changed by the rulers of the farm. Napoleon who changed the commandment, reintroduced it as “four legs good, two legs are better”. In spite of the fact that the first two commandments state that human beings are bad and should not be allowed in the farm, the ambition of power changed everything.”No animal shall sleep in a bed”The pigs moved back in to the house which resulted in changing of the third commandment. The third commandment banned animals of the farm to sleep in the bed and then Napoleon changed the commandment by adding “with sheets.” According to Napoleon, sleeping on beds is not a major change but it was not allowed earlier and we can see that it is a metaphor for returning to the class distinction because at first all the animals were equal but now some of the animals have more ‘equality’ .No animal shall kill other animal.” The next commanded was changed just after the confessions and executions of chicken which rebelled against Napoleon because they didn’t allow their eggs to be taken away. After what happened to the chickens, Muriel, Benjamin and Clover started to disagree strongly with the teachings of the commandment. The changes done by the pigs were read by some animals and spread among bigger groups.The pigs thought that they could wear clothes because they were superior to other animals and had the power of ruling them. This shows that the idea of hierarchy again shows up. Changing of “No animal shall wear clothes.” is a direct metaphor for changing the next commandment.”All animals are equal.” means that all animals in the world are treated equally without difference. Changing it to the phrase “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others” is nothing but making it totally nonsense as equality is not a concept that can be “some or more”, it either exists or doesn’t exist.

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