Animal Farm Characters Analysis

Old Major.
Old Major is an old boar. He was once shown as Willingdon Beauty at a past exhibit. Major is always talking about how the evils around were perpetrated by human beings. It is the human’s who cause all of the animals on this farm to rebel. Old Major believes that Animalism is a tyranny that man created. He also believes and teaches the other animals a song. This song is called “Beasts of England”. Old Major is also modeled on Vladimir Ilitch Lenin. The animals all know him to be a very capable orator. He does all he can to stand up for the animals. Sadly, Old Major passes away as he is sleeping. He dies before the rebellion could even happen.

Napoleon.
Napoleon is another boar. Only young. Like his friend Snowball, he is a well-respected and valuable leader of rebellion. They are both rebelling against Jones, the owner of the farm. The rebellion soon became incredibly successful. Not long after it reached its success, Napoleon decided to control everything to do with the farm in a systematic way. He had full power. Or so he thought. Until he became known among the animals for being an undisputed tyrant. During Snowball’s studies, Napoleon does all he can to train a number of dogs. He wants these dogs to become a secret police force for him. Napoleon is also in regular communication with a man named Joseph Stalin. It is he who caused a number of unimaginable disasters.

Snowball.
Snowball is also a young boar. He eventually climbs up the ladder of rebellion. Over the years

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