Napoleon and Snowball

Napoleon and Snowball

After reading Animal Farm, I was interested in the pictures Orwell painted to the two pig leaders, Napoleon and Snowball. I thought they would be perfect for a couple of crazy character sketches. I learned, though, that there’s just not that much brought out visually, especially with the limitation that snowball can’t use clothing or anything. I definitely pictured him as a rambo-type guerrilla.

Orwell’s Fairy-Story

Animal Farm by George Orwell

I just read Animal Farm by George Orwell (1945). Little did I know, he subtitled his book “A Fairy Story,” which was a curious coincidence after reading The Tales of Beedle the Bard.

I decided that yes, this is a fariy-story, if a rather complicated and nearly outdated one.

Possible spoilers after the break… Continue reading “Orwell’s Fairy-Story”