This is the chief difference between the two hogs. They are later altered by under the orders of Napoleon, to accommodate the actions of the pigs. Snowball could be talking away with his many speeches while Napoleon is trying his very best at training the puppy dogs to the rank of guard dog. Napoleon also has the support of Boxer the horse. And doesn't it become a little too open to manipulation and revision? Read an Old Major - The prize-winning boar whose vision of a socialist utopia serves as the inspiration for the Rebellion. In addition, both Napoleon and Snowball were the most active in the speeches and the planning. At first He was a common pig, he then gets rid of Snowball, another pig who shares power with him.
The commandments are changed to say, famously, that all animals are equal, but some are more equal than others. Napoleon has Squealer spread all sorts of bad rumors about Snowball, destroying his great reputation, and Snowball eventually becomes a symbol of the enemy within — leading to widespread paranoia on Animal Farm. Napoleon, now an arrogant and powerful pig,. Graduating early from the military academy, Napoleon returned to Corsica in 1786. For the most part, Snowball follows the tenets Old Major initially laid out for Animalism.
These are just a few excellent qualities of a leader. Snowball is the forward-thinking pig. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Napoleon character does not change throughout the novel, he is greedy and always gets his way. The barbershop was empty because he was early. When it looks like Snowball will win the election for his programs.
Two main characters, Snowball and Napoleon who symbolize Trotsky and Stalin , engages in a political struggle, as both of them wanted to have the power to lead all of the animals. Jones is made out to be. The pigs represent the communist leadership, and the rest of the animals on the farm symbolize the different parts of Russian society and how the communist takeover of Russia affected them. Napoleon was a great rival to Snowball. Snowball is more open hearted and frank, while Napoleon is more secretive and reserved. The society was to be set-up after the Rebellion.
Napoleon is based on Joseph Stalin, who ruled the Soviet Union for 30 years. Lastly, both the pigs have their leadership traits. Snowball believes in a continued revolution. Snowball also represents , both loyal and hard workers. At first He was a common pig, he then gets rid of Snowball, another pig who shares power with him. Both of them believed that they had the ability to individually rule the farm and the animals. Napoleon, however, had used his knowledge to write a fake letter said to be written by Snowball to have agreed to be a secret agent to the Foxwood Farm.
Napoleon takes a different attack to this. Both of them have their differences and similarities, which affect the farm both in good and bad ways: Napoleon and Snowball share their characteristics in many ways including intelligence, hove convincing both pigs are, and leadership qualities. He also changes in order to maintain his authority. He so orders the edifice of a 2nd stronger windmill while cutting rations of the animals— except the rations of the hogs and Canis familiariss. He uses his dogs to keep the animals in line and, therefore, leads by fear. Still, Boxer lacks the intelligence and the nerve to sense that he is being used. The pigs start walking on their hind legs and wearing clothes.
While Napoleon gets the other animals to fight and die for the good of the farm, he himself is a coward and lazy as well, in contrast to Snowball, who is more concerned with the good of his animal friends rather than his power. He brings literacy to the farm so that the animals can better grasp the principles of Animalism by reading the Seven Commandments he paints on the barn wall. He imagines greater technical achievements on the farm and a revolution that can spread all the way across England. During his time in power he also, through Squealer, secretly changes the Seven Commandments' prohibition against killing, drinking, and sleeping in beds, allowing his followers and him to break the original commandments, because the other animals except for , the cynical donkey are not clever enough to notice, or they blame their own memories if they think they have noticed. After Snowball leads the animals to victory at the Battle of Cowshed, a divide begins to open up between him and Napoleon.
While Napoleon maybe cheating at cards, Snowball is hard at work developing a plan for a windmill to minimize animal work. Next, the two animals were very convincing to the other animals. For example, both Napoleon and Snowball could read and write perfectly. He then orders the building of a second stronger windmill while cutting rations of the animals— except the rations of the pigs and dogs. Snowball may only be exciting the crowds with empty speeches, but he at least seeks out their support directly instead of acting behind the scenes. The story ends with Napoleon meeting with Pilkington of Foxwood farm and other farmers, who says the animals here work longer for less food then other farms they have seen. Not only do you need those characteristics but you also have to have a lot of propaganda, which was something you were largely missing.