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Character list of Animal Farm book by George Orwell and their resemblance.

  • Napoleon - The pig who emerges as the leader of Animal Farm after the Rebellion. Napoleon character is based on Joseph Stalin.
  • Snowball - The pig who challenges Napoleon for control of Animal Farm after the Rebellion. This character is based on Leon Trotsky
  • Orwell uses Squealer to explore the ways in which those in power often use rhetoric and language to twist the truth and gain social and political control
  • Major character is on both the German political economist Karl Marx and the Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Ilych Lenin
  • Moses-Orwell uses him to explore how communism exploits religion as something with which to pacify the oppressed.
  • Mollie- represents the petit bourgeoisie that fled from Russia a few years after the Russian Revolution.
  • Benjamin - The segment of people who refuses to feel inspired by the Rebellion and unable to refuse it.
  • Mr. Jones represents Tsar Nicholas II, whom the Russian Revolution ousted.
  • Mr.Fredrick is based on Adolf Hitler, the ruler of Nazi Germany in the 1930s and 1940s
  • Mr. Pilkington represents the capitalist governments of England and the United States.
  • There are certain other characters that are added but are difficult to relate. If you find any, please add in comments.

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