37. Manipulating Minds down on the Farm

  1. Martin Cohen

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch37

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

How to Cite

Cohen, M. (2010) Manipulating Minds down on the Farm, in Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch37

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337099

Online ISBN: 9781444327960

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Keywords:

  • Day 31, manipulating minds down on the farm - persuading Orwell's widow to sell film rights to Animal Farm;
  • task of reading - between the lines;
  • devising their own democracy - with mini-constitution of seven rules, painted on side of barn;
  • film of Animal Farm - with a subtly different ending;
  • Animal Farm, the film coming out - mad animated version;
  • Orwell's specific instructions - that his story, could not be altered, tweaking its ending too;
  • Orwell's hero, Winston Smith, and ‘resist’ - nightmarish all-seeing, all-knowing, all-controlling regime;
  • final scene of film, image of human neighbours - gambling with the pigs, gone