Animal Farm Satire Analysis

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George Orwell uses satire within Animal Farm to make Moses represent Rasputin and the Russian Orthodox church in Animal Farm. Our project,, is the best method to represent and explore Moses. clearly and accurately represents Moses by giving description of Moses’ wants, his love for Jones, and his hatred for the other animals . Our project represents Moses’ love for Jones and hatred for the other animals . Within Animal Farm, Moses is the only animal on the farm that Jones treats as a pet; “Moses, who was Mr. Jones’s especial pet” (Orwell Pg 17). Since Moses was Jones’ pet, Moses has a fondness for him. In the Animal Farm, Moses would get better treatment from Jones; “Occasionally feeding Moses on crusts of bread soaked in beer”(Orwell Pg 20). Since Moses received better …show more content…
Moses mentioned Sugarcandy Mountain within Animal Farm: “He claimed to know of the existence of a mysterious country called Sugarcandy Mountain”(Orwell Pg 20). Moses claimed this to be a heaven for Animals when animals die, and this causes Moses to act like the Russian Orthodox church. Both Moses and the Russian Orthodox Church incorporated ideas of religion into the public, both promising a wondrous paradise. These ideas weren’t favored by the leaders of Russia similar to how the pig leaders didn’t favor Moses’ idea of Sugar candy mountain; “Sugarcandy Mountain, and the pigs had to argue very hard to persuade them that there was no such place”(Orwell Pg 20). We discussed Sugarcandy Mountain and stated that it was a heaven for animals that die. We stated that for animals that die, Jones will have mercy upon them and grant them passage into sugarcandy mountain. We also stated within our project that non-believers such as the pigs wouldn’t be sent to Sugarcandy Mountain. This shows that our project accurately represents Moses and his ideas of Sugarcandy