Similarities Between Julius Caesar And Animal Farm

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In society, there are different classes - a higher class and a lower class. In the two novels, Animal Farm and Julius Caesar, the richer, higher class citizens are really different from the lower class citizens. In the novella Animal Farm by George Orwell, a group of animals overthrows a farm and takes care of themselves and the farm instead of having humans care for them. In the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, a group of conspiracists plots to defeat the dictator Julius Caesar and is stopped by the people of Rome. In both stories, there is a difference between the upper class and the lower class in how they treated each other. In the novella Animal Farm by George Orwell, there are two types of status in the farm: the upper class and the working class. Throughout the whole book, the pigs are considered the highest rank and are in charge of the farm. The other animals in the farm are the working class and are struggling with the lives they are living working all day long. Throughout the whole novella, “[t]he pigs did not actually work, but directed and supervised the others. With their superior knowledge it was natural that they should assume the leadership”(p 27). Because the pigs assume that they are super astute, they believed that the pigs should be the ones in charge. After the animals overthrew the humans and took over the farm, the bourgeoisie starts to take advantage of the proletariats. At first, the bourgeoisie, the pigs, listened to old Major’s teachings, like “No animal …show more content…
Both stories show that the lower class people would always follow the upper class. The difference between Animal Farm and Julius Caesar is that in Animal Farm, the bourgeoisies is very lazy and make the proletariats do everything while they eat and whip animals. In Julius Caesar, the patricians treat the plebeians poorly by teasing them and yelling at them a