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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In the end of Orwell's Animal Farm, propagandist pig Squealer reduces the Seven Commandments into the one: All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
From Old Major's strange dream that all animals are comrades to the dying of the dream with the final commandment, "All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others," Orwell skewers Communism.
As George Orwell reminded us, "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.