English 2 Animal Farm
posted by ken .
Benjamin, the four and unflinching Donkey, frequently assumes a sort of middle ground degrading events on Animal Farm. He repeatedly states that Donkeys live a long tome and that regardless of political outcomes, life would go on as it always had badly. Discuss the symbolism of Benjamin and his various pronouncements. What role does this character serve in Animal Farm
He simply represents a worldly point of view rooted in negativism based on experience (vs. the Intellect, the Evil, the populist)