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Animal Farm

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Twelve Greedy Faces

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Which of the following most accurately and completely explains the meaning of the passage below, in terms of the theme of greed and corruption?

Twelve voices were shouting in anger, and they were all alike. No question, now, what had happened to the faces of the pigs. The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.

A

The animals have been so thoroughly blinded by the corruption of their leaders that they can no longer recognize their own kind.

B

The anger present in the men is just as powerful as the anger present in the pigs, proving that selfishness is universal.

C

The blending together of the faces of pigs and men represents the fact that they are all the same: greedy and interested only in their own gain.

D

The fact that the fight breaks out over cheating in a game of cards suggests that pigs and men are willing to do whatever it takes to win; they have no moral qualms.

E

None of the above accurately and completely explains that passage.