Animal Farm: Character Analysis of Napoleon
Animal Farm: Character Analysis of Napoleon by: George Orwell Book Review by George Lacy Mrs. Spain Fall ’96 “Napoleon was a big rather intense looking Berkshire boar,” that was ruined and always got his way. He was the only pig of the kind on the farm. Napoleon was a fantastic rival to Snowball. Snowball was really outspoken while Napoleon was very secretive and did not talk much. Napoleon and Snowball prepare for the Disobedience in an extremely similar manner, and have numerous objectives alike. Old Major’s vision was very important to both Napoleon and Snowball and develop his concepts into a strategy.
The society was to be set-up after the Rebellion. Napoleon’s strategy advantages himself while Snowball’s are benefiting to all the animals. After the Disobedience Napoleon takes charge of the milk and the apples, at this time the plan that benefits him is used. Napoleon does not take part in the activities for the animals. As part of Napoleon’s strategy he disagrees with Snowball on most of the problems. Napoleon is a secretive plotter that works behind the scenes and sooner or later prepares to remove Snowball as a rival. For instance he privately trained the watchdog in trick, keeping them entirely hidden from view.
Napoleon was likewise very good at developing assistance for his concepts, after conferences he would speak with the other animals one on one and “emotionally brainwash” them. He is very kiniving in his ways to get more power and is constantly trying to discredit and undermine the other animals. One time he urinated on Snowball’s plans for the windmill. Napoleon’s sense of timing is eager and this is extremely helpful is his quest for more power. At simply the correct time he indicates that Snowball’s mentors are not useful to the other animals.
Then the time comes when Napoleon has to carry out the rest of his strategy, getting rid of Snowball. However by the time the animals understand what is going on Napoleon has taken control and is ready for any objections. Napoleon ultimately gains overall power and signifies a despotic ruler. In this book Napoleon represents “Stalin and his counterpart in the Russian Transformation. Napoleon always needs to have the best fruit and vegetables, finest quarters, scotch, and clothing. He sidetracks the other animals from the reality that he is modifying the initial Animal Farm visions.
He ruthlessly kills anybody who opposes his actions. He keeps the animals working long hours at tremendous jobs like constructing the windmill and a new school. Napoleon keeps the animals busy for one reason, so they do not consider what is occurring to them and their lives. He also had the animals offer him credit for each advantage that happens to them. Then Napoleon decides he requires a scapegoat and obviously he picks Snowball. Napoleon character does not alter throughout the novel, he is greedy and constantly gets his way. And he likewise desires increasingly more because he has a never ending greed