why did george orwell use pigs to represent the oppressors in the story animal farm?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
I guess he feels that communists are best represented by pigs.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Its the image people have given pigs. When you think of a pig (or when the average person thinks of a pig) they think of a dirty animal that will eat anything (literally, even its young). So he chose the domestic animal with the worse reputation.