After “Nineteen Eighty Four”, this is the second book by George Orwell that I read. Where as 1984 focused on state of affairs inside country that has become an oligarchy this book focuses on how well meaning revolutions are taken over by dictatorships. Another contrast is Animal Farm feels more satirical as most characters are symbolic where as 1984 feels more real as it is about people in (exaggerated) dictatorial communist country. Where as “1984” is more descriptive about the events “Animal Farm” leaves a lot on the reader to think about.

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