LC English Lab

Mr Thomas — Lynden Christian High School English

What a Bunch of Pigs

Animal Farm talks about how dictatorships begin.  It’s a classic and timeless pattern to which we should pay close attention.

Therefore, after reading the first four chapters of the novel, read the document below (and look at the outline) for Carl Schmitt’s Neo-Conservative Theory of The Concept of the Political.

Think specifically about The Beasts of England, in Chapter 1, and The Seven Commandments, in Chapter 2, then, in a thoughtful, comparative OCI Response, write a reflection on the question:

How does Animal Farm confirm Carl Schmitt’s Concept of the Political?