Animal Farm

What is Animalism

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Animalism is the system of thought that Napoleon, Snowball, and Squealer make using the ideas that Old Major outlined in his speech in Chapter 1. Another way to say that is that it is the philosophy or ideology that the revolution will be based on. You can read about Animalism in Chapter 2.

By the time the three pigs have thought about it for a few months, they boil the ideas of Animalism down to the Seven Commandments that are listed in Chapter 2.

If you look at the Seven Commandments, you can see that the principles of Animalism revolve around the idea that animals are superior to people and that people are the enemy. You can see that animals are supposed to refrain from behaving in ways that would make them seem human.

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Animalism is the system of thought that Napoleon, Snowball, and Squealer make using the ideas that Old Major outlined in his speech in Chapter 1. You can read about Animalism in Chapter 2.

Animalism is the version of communism/socialism espoused by Old Major. Old Major describes a community where animals are in charge and not subordinate to humans. Another feature of animalism is that all animals are equal.By the time the pigs have thought about it for a few months, they gather the ideas of Animalism down to the Seven Commandments that are listed in Chapter 2.

If you look at the Seven Commandments, you can see that the principles of Animalism revolve around the idea that animals are superior to people and that people are the enemy.These are the basic tenets of animalism. They are intended to keep the animals from being corrupted by man, and to develop a society where all animals are equal.

Over time, animalism is corrupted. The pigs take control of the farm and lord over the other animals, and they slowly chip away at the tenets of animalism by changing the commandments until they are all gone and there is only one. You can see that animals are supposed to refrain from behaving in ways that would make them seem human.

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