What is Leadership?

“Do not imagine, comrades, that leadership is a pleasure. On the contrary, it is a deep and heavy responsibility. No one believes more firmly than Comrade Napoleon that all animals are equal. He would be only too happy to let you make decisions for yourselves. But sometime you might make the wrong decisions, comrades, then where should we be?”(Orwell,59).

Animal Farm is an allegorical novel, “Animal Farm symbolizes the Russian Revolution which took place in 1917 during World War I. The pigs represent the communists, and the other animals represent the Russian society”(Animal Farm). Napoleon symbolizes Joseph Stalin who is the second leader of the Soviet Union, Snowball symbolizes Leo Trotsky.

Both Napoleon and Snowball want to have the power to lead all the animals. Napoleon wins the battle of politics in the end even though Snowball bad much better direction and control of the farm. Power Digs Deep