The representation of Leon Trotsky in the novel, Snowball proves himself to be increasingly intelligent and wise, looking to better Animal Farm constantly, though he is still a greedy leader. His points and his thoughts make him a good leader to the animals but the devious schemes of Napoleon prove to be his undoing, forcing him off the farm for good.
‘Those ribbons that you are so devoted to are the badge of slavery. Can you not understand that liberty is worth more than ribbons?’
‘Snowball now gave the signal for the charge. He himself dashed for Mr. Jones’
‘The only good human being is a dead one’
‘Nine enormous dogs wearing brass-studded collars came bounding into the barn. They dashed straight for Snowball’
‘Do you know they enemy who has come in the night and overthrown our windmill? SNOWBALL!’