Literature Animal Farm Discussion

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12:54:02 PM Oct 3rd 2013
Can we remove the blatant acts of a moral guardian from this? I'm not saying that we should be showing this to pre-schoolers, but can we at least assume that the people reading it have the good judgement to know if it's right for their children/siblings?
09:22:26 PM Jul 9th 2013
  • Artistic License Economics: In the 1999 version, Napoleon spends all the farm's income on luxuries for the pigs instead of necessities for the farm. However, the film clearly shows that this kind of behavior doesn't work in the long run, as the farm eventually falls into ruin as a direct result.
Hence, it's not an example.
12:20:14 AM Jan 28th 2013
Working Class People Are Morons - is this really a trope here? Isn't that trope about when the working class in general are portrayed as stupid - not having one naiive working class character (Boxer)?
08:15:39 AM Jan 28th 2013
Boxer is representative of the working class as a whole.
09:41:54 AM May 22nd 2010
Could the cat be an Unperson and that's why they aren't mentioned at the end? It fits with the Communist theme, after all.
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