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Shakespeare: The Greatest Dramatist in the World

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Why is Shakespeare called the greatest dramatist in the world?

His Universality:
Shakespeare is not of one age, but of all ages, not of one country but of all countries. His freshness is perennial, his appeal is universal. He is world’s immortal writer. He wrote in the Elizabethan stage and audience; but he is read and enjoyed even today not only by Englishmen, but by the English speaking people all over the world. His works have been translated into all the important languages of the world; and the films based upon his dramas continue to draw packed houses. His freshness and appeal seem to grow the more he is read.

The Causes of the Failure of the Animals' Rebellion to Bring About an Ideal Society in George Orwell's "Animal Farm"

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The animals’ rebellion fails for several reasons. They are as follows:
Major has too idealistic and an abstract idea of the perfect society, and he has not explained how it is to be put into practice.

The rebellion comes unexpectedly, without giving the animals the opportunity to work out a really democratic system.

There is a wide difference between the intelligence of the pigs and the other animals, that the pigs begin to control the society without opposition. The remaining animals are too stupid to realize what Napoleon and other pigs are doing to them.

It also fails because Snowball cannot compete with Napoleon’s brutal and selfish purpose to gain power. Napoleon is selfish and power-hungry. He concentrates his energies in winning power

It also fails because the other animals are either too stupid or too weak to fight Napoleon, or they are too vain and selfish to contribute to their society. Several animals (Moses the Raven, the Cat, and Mollie) do nothing to help the revolution, an…