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Karl Marx vs. Old Major

Karlee & Camille

Karlee Mansfield

on 4 October 2012

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Transcript of Karl Marx vs. Old Major

Karl Marx vs. Old Major Similarities Both Karl Marx and Old Major believed their people were being mistreated. They helped persuade to achieve what they believed was right. However, both died before seeing the change. Old Major He is an old boar who helps to spark the rebellion among the animals by a persuasive speech. He felt they were being mistreated. Karl Marx A german scholar who believed that things were unequal in the world and people were being mistreated.
He tried to persuade for change. Karl Marx played an important role in the Communist Manifesto. This stressed the idea of equalizing classes and thus forth, sparked a communist revolution. They wanted to achieve seeing no classes but all people to be the same. In a similar state, Old Major wanted to see the fair treatment of all the animals on the farm. Examples Work Cited http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a2/Marx_old.jpg/220px-Marx_old.jpg http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=animal+farm+old+major+speech&oq=animal+farm+old+major+speech&gs_l=youtube.3...16890.19859.0.20171. "Beasts of England, beasts of Ireland,
Beasts of every land and clime,
Hearken to my joyful tiding
Of the golden future time." (Orwell 9) Old Major QUOTES Old Major uses this quote to spark the rebellion. "what is this life ours?...our lives are miserable, laborious, and short." (Orwell 5) Old Major uses this quote to convince the animals of their terrible lives. "Man is the only real enemy we have." (Orwell 6) Old Major says this to put the blame of their terrible lives on the humans.
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