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Animal Farm1

The Russian Revolution is an example that absolute power often corrupts In the novel Animal Farm, author George Orwell shows throughBoxers faithfulness to Napoleon that absolute power can control onesmind. Boxer adopted two phrases that expressed his loyalty andfaithfulness to Napoleon. Boxers devotion began when Napoleon becameleader. Immediately after, Napoleon ended the Sunday debates anddecided to start the construction of the windmill. Numerous animalsdisagreed with this notion and the argument could not be resolved. Boxervoiced his opinion by stating that If Comrade Napoleon says it, it mustbe right. This moment is when he adopted his slogan that Napoleon isalways right, and also stated his more recent motto I will work harder.Boxers commitment to Napoleon was fully expressed at this point.Later, the controversy about whether or not Snowball was Mr.Jones ally also reinforced Boxers loyalty to Napoleon. Squealerdescribed the whole theory on Snowballs dishonesty but Boxer was stilla little uneasy, with the explanation. He had his doubts as to whether itwas possible for Snowball to have been a traitor the entire time. Then,Squealer exclaimed that this revelation came directly from Napoleonhimself. As a result, Boxer said that it was now a different story andannounced that whatever Napoleon said was always accurate. Boxerssuspicion was disregarded summarily because of his overwhelmingdevotion to Comrade Napoleon.Clover warned Boxer not to overwork himself because of hisoverwhelming allegiance to Napoleon. Many believed that Nothing couldhave been achieved without Boxer, whose strengths seemed equal to allof the rest of the animals put together. The animals, especially Clover,were concerned that these strenuous jobs werent good for him. Boxerobviously wouldnt listen to Clover because he always stayed true to histwo mottoes. Boxer knew that these maxims helped resolve his conflicts.Boxer even rejected his close friend Clovers advice s...

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