History Literature / AnimalFarm

3rd Dec '16 8:51:18 PM OrKuunArQenByundis
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* EvilIsPetty: Napoleon expresses his contempt for Snowball by literally pissing on his windmill plans; an overall pointless, lowly, and spiteful act that does nothing but show what a downright rotten person Napoleon is.
28th Nov '16 3:03:49 AM yisfidri
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* SchoolStudyMedia: This novella is often used in high school to teach the concept of allegory.
28th Nov '16 3:03:11 AM yisfidri
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* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The book [[DownerEnding ended as badly as the real life events its based on]], while the 1954 animated movie changes it to a more uplifting ending where the animals revolt against their new overlords.



* AdaptationalKarma / AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The book [[DownerEnding ended as badly as the real life events its based on]], while the 1954 animated movie changes it to a more uplifting ending where the animals revolt against their new overlords.



* ApeShallNeverKillApe: One of the original Seven Commandments forbade animals to kill animals, conveniently discarded when Napoleon convinced the other animals that there were potential or actual Pro-Snowball traitors in his midst, and began holding show trials.

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* ApeShallNeverKillApe: One of the original Seven Commandments forbade animals to kill animals, conveniently discarded when Napoleon convinced the other animals that there were potential or actual Pro-Snowball pro-Snowball traitors in his midst, and began holding show trials.



** The crow that had watched Snowball's death at the hands of the dogs, is horrified enough to turn his head away the dogs kill the other animals.

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** The crow that had watched Snowball's death at the hands of the dogs, dogs is horrified enough to turn his head away as the dogs kill the other animals.


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26th Nov '16 8:47:32 AM Prinzenick
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* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The book [[DownerEnding ended as badly as the real life events its based on]], while the 1954 animated movie changes it to a more uplifting ending where the animals revolt against their new overlords.
15th Nov '16 1:50:11 PM MisterVercetti
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** In the ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' episode "Lawnmower Dog", a dog named Snuffles who has his intelligence raised takes on the name Snowball.
25th Sep '16 2:39:50 AM morane
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It also inspired Music/PinkFloyd's ConceptAlbum ''Animals'', though it criticizes capitalism instead of communism. John Reed's AffectionateParody aptly named ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowball%27s_Chance Snowball's Chance]]'' also rips on both capitalism and ''Animal Farm'' itself, portraying Snowball returning and becoming a UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush {{Expy}}.

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It also inspired Music/PinkFloyd's ConceptAlbum ''Animals'', though it criticizes capitalism instead of communism. John Reed's AffectionateParody aptly named ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowball%27s_Chance Snowball's Chance]]'' also rips on both capitalism and ''Animal Farm'' itself, portraying Snowball returning and becoming a UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush {{Expy}}.
{{Expy}}. In ''Animal Farm'', things go [[GoneHorriblyWrong horribly wrong]]; in ''Snowball's Chance'', things go [[GoneHorriblyRight horribly right]].
25th Sep '16 2:27:54 AM morane
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* GoneHorriblyWrong: The Animalism in theory and its practice.
25th Sep '16 2:12:49 AM morane
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It also inspired Music/PinkFloyd's ConceptAlbum ''Animals'', though it criticizes capitalism instead of communism. ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowball%27s_Chance Snowball's Chance]]'' also rips on both capitalism and ''Animal Farm'' itself, portraying Snowball returning and becoming a UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush {{Expy}}.

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It also inspired Music/PinkFloyd's ConceptAlbum ''Animals'', though it criticizes capitalism instead of communism. John Reed's AffectionateParody aptly named ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowball%27s_Chance Snowball's Chance]]'' also rips on both capitalism and ''Animal Farm'' itself, portraying Snowball returning and becoming a UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush {{Expy}}.
15th Sep '16 12:21:56 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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** It is implied that the Cat (who vanished) recognized what was going on and got out.
7th Jul '16 2:51:11 AM Morgenthaler
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