Animal Farm A Fairy Story review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB

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  • Animal Farm A Fairy Story
  • George Orwell
  • English
  • 03 February 2019
  • 9780452284241

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Animal Farm A Fairy Story

George Orwell Ó 3 characters

George Orwell's timeless and timely allegorical novel a scathing satire on a downtrodden society’s blind march towards totalitarianism“All animals are eual but some animals are eual than others”A farm is taken over by its overworked mistreated animals With flaming idealism and stirring The only good pig is a dead pigYeah yeah everyone claims Orwell wrote this as about the Russian Revolution Stalin and the rise of Communism Pshttt WhateverYou know what I think he was really saying? Beware the Other White Meat Ok maybe not Look I know what you're thinking That pig looks adorable but the next thing you know that piggy is all grown up and stealing your cookiesAnd you'll let it steal your cookies because Mr Pig has convinced you that giving up your cookies every day was a part of the original agreement Besides what do you know you're just a stupid sheepPlus it's just a cookie where's the harm?Not to mention the last guy who complained about giving up his cookie ended up mauled by that dog Probably just a coincidence though Right?But it's ok because pigs are smart That's what everyone says right? Smarter than you are at any rate And if the pig says it's ok then it's okI mean look at it It couldn't possibly have anything but your best interests at heartAlright I'm outta pig gifsSo I thought this was a pretty cool book Sure it's supposed to be about Russia but it could just as easily be about the working class in my country Bottom line?We need to stop listening to the spin doctors on the boob tube and start thinking for ourselves uestion everything especially the things we think we know are true It might be a good idea to teach our kids that it's ok to not blindly believe everything we tell them too Besides if we're right then our ideals can stand up to the scrutiny of children Otherwise we risk raising a generation of idiots Oh I found one pig gif

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Slogans they set out to create a paradise of progress justice and euality Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned a razor edged fairy tale for grown ups that records the evolution from revolution against tyranny to a totalitarianism just as terrible When A “All animals are eual but some animals are eual than others”Those damn PIGSI can't even

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Nimal Farm was first published Stalinist Russia was seen as its target Today it is devastatingly clear that wherever and whenever freedom is attacked under whatever banner the cutting clarity and savage comedy of George Orwell’s masterpiece have a meaning and message still ferociously fresh Update after my February 2020 Re readA lot has happened in the world since I read this in high school in the mid 1990s The book is as interesting and powerful as I remember However I think having an adult perspective on life government laws taxes rights etc makes this a much powerful for me now than it was when I was a teenager One of the great things about this book too is that it is not very long I think that morality tales with political undertones can be daunting if you know you are dealing with a 300 page book This tells a strong tale in 125 pages or so that is easy to read but difficult to swallow An allegory that is a must read for allI will also say that this book has an ending that I remember as being “wow but not super shocking” as a teenager Now it is absolutely terrifying – it gave me chillsOriginal reviewOne of the best no doubt So much symbolism and meaning crammed into such a small book Also a great use of anthropomorphism I just wanted to use a big fancy sounding wordReview wise that is about all I need to say it is great read itBut I will add this anecdote I read this when I was in High School as reuired reading Most reuired reading books were long and not all that exciting I am looking at you Jane Eyre But this one was so good that I couldn't put it down And since it is so short I read it in one night Well the teacher had assigned chapters and asked us not to read ahead Still hard to believe I got in trouble for reading too much of a reuired reading book

About the Author: George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair better known by his pen name George Orwell was an English author and journalist His work is marked by keen intelligence and wit a profound awareness of social injustice an intense opposition to totalitarianism a passion for clarity in language and a belief in democratic socialismIn addition to his literary career Orwell served as a police officer with the Indian Imperial