Animal Farm


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Animal Farm

animals revolt against the despotism of Farmer Jones, but their leader sets up an equally totalitarian regime. [Br. Lit.: Orwell Animal Farm]

Animal Farm

allegory in which the leader of the pigs turns their revolutionary cause of equality into a government of privilege for the “more equal”. [Br. Lit.: George Orwell Animal Farm]
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BLOOM'S NOTES ON ORWELL'S ANIMAL FARM was designed, no doubt, to fulfill a useful function in introducing the reader to a wide array of critical opinions about Orwell's classic.
The sentiment of George Orwell's Animal Farm can be applied: all preborn children being equal, with some more equal than others.
Both the adolescent novel "The Giver" (Lois Lowry) and the classic work "Animal Farm" (George Orwell) deal with the idea of a controlling society.
Imagine Robinson Crusoe waking to find that he's a beast of burden on Animal Farm, and you've got the general idea.
Most producers would have thought it impossible to bring George Orwell's "Animal Farm" to the screen.
Animal Farm, a TNT Original film, brings to life George Orwell's literary masterpiece with the help of state-of-the-art animatronics and digital technology.
I'm not trying to anthropomorphize them, I'm not trying to write an Animal Farm or a Watership Down, i'm not using animals to illuminate human folly.
For a range of students from high school to college, I have experimented with a classroom exercise I call "Animal Farming," or, for an older group of students, "Animal Farm Hegemony."(4) I employ the word hegemony as a deliberate echo of the board game, Monopoly, one most of my students have played from time to time.
Two literary classics, Animal Farm and Lord of the Flies, are ideal for use at the secondary level.
Petersburg Times by associate editor Martin Dyckman, who reminded readers that the Christian Coalition's Religious Equality Amendment was akin to the pigs' declaration in George Orwell's Animal Farm: "All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others"
Animal Farm Anti-utopian satire by Orwell, George, published in 1945.