Eric Arthur Blair
what was george orwell's real name?
danger of modern government
what was the theme of george orwells books?
attacks a serious issue by presenting it in a ridiculous light
story that can be read on more than one level because characters, objects and events represent/illustrate moral or religious principles
government characterized by a dictator and strong, aggressive nationalism
a social system or theory in which the poducers of a society possess political power and the means of producing and distributing goods
a system in which production and goods are COMMONLY OWNED/ a government system of carrying out socialism
fought in the Spanish Civil War
how were george orwells political beliefs shaped?
czar nicholas II: overthrown by people who dislike them; lived in luxury while others didnt
Who is most like Mr. Jones?
Karl Marx: wanted a socialist society; creator of idea behind revolution
Who is most like Old Major?
communism: founding principle; everyone is equal and do their share
What is most like Animalism?
Trotsky: stalin try to kill him; one of the war heroes
Who is most like Snowball?
Joseph Stalin:set up a Five Year Plan; killed people who he thought was a threat
Who is most like Napolean?
propaganda: tries to convince people to join fight; spreads false things to make the farm more successful
What is most like Squealer?
Cheka: use fear tactics; goes to fight people who oppose leader
Who is most like the dogs?
religion: always talks about heaven; calms down the animals
What is most like Moses the Raven?
Aristocrats: likes luxuries; loyal to czars
Who is most like Mollie the Horse?
Russian work force: go along with everything people say; uneducated
Who is most like Boxer and the sheep?
intellectuals: smart enough to know whats going on; keep mouth shut; skeptical
Who is most like Benjamin the donkey?
Five Year Plan: they starved soviets and animals; assigned by stalin/napolean
What is most like the Windmill?
everyone acted the same animals cant tell from man to animal. instead of making things better things got worse
What was the ironic ending of animal farm?
stalin takes over and makes everyone equal. instead of making things better things got worse
What was the ironic ending of russian revolution?
Squeaker changed the commandments like changing history
How did Squealer use propaganda?
Isayas Afewerki of Eritrea 8
Who was your dictator and where was he from? and what rank?
joined eplf. then assumed role of secretary-general. was elected president in the country's first election and didnt let any other elections happen
How did isayas afewerki come to power?
never gave up power; tried to distract people by having relationship with Ethiopia; promised to make a constitution, but never happened
How is afewerki similar to napolean
trades with nation but its largely limited to our country's export of sorgum
Did afewerki have any connections with the US
nation is one of the top abusers of press freedom. journalists are imprisoned and have poor treatment
What was afewerki's atrocity?