Old Major...Marxism (Lenin)
Old Major is a character at the beginning of animal farm. Old Major comes out and declares that he has an idea. His idea is the idea of "animalism." This is the idea that animals don't need humans in order to live, that humans are just using them for there own advantage. Old Major instills the idea in everyone that the animals can rise up against the humans and run there own farm. Old Major in the story "Animal Farm" stands for a guy named Karl Marx, who is credited with creating the idea of communism.