Animal Farm Questions


Period 6


Introduction
1.


a. Fable: a short story with a moral, especially one in which the characters are animals


b. Allegory: a work in which the characters and events are to be understood as representing other things and symbolically expressing a deeper, often spiritual, moral, or political meaning


c. Satire: the use of wit, especially irony, sarcasm, and ridicule, to attack the vices and follies of humankind


d. Irony: a type of humor based on using words to suggest the opposite of their literal meaning


e. Allusion: a reference that is made indirectly, subtly suggested, or implied


2. George Orwell, his real name is Eric Blair


3. Totalitarianism is elating to or operating a centralized government system in which a single party without opposition rules over political, economic, social, and cultural life


4. The next novel that Orwell wrote was.


5. That quote meant that the animal farmyard was no different than our society and that Orwell has scene it for himself.


6. The four themes used in this book are 1)

Chapter 1
1. Mr. Jones owns Manor Farm.


2. Old Major calls all the animals to a meeting.


3. Drawing Of The Meeting.1


4. The animals complain about all the bad things humans do to them and all the work they are forced to do.


5. The habits that men do that are evil are; living in a house, drinking, smoking, touch money, wear cloths, sleep in a bed, and engage in trade.


6. Old Major’s dream was of a land where animals lived without humans and they ran the land and did what they wanted to do.


7. The song “Beasts of England” main idea was a future where men will be overthrown and beasts will rule the land, no whips or harness. And the word will be great when the beasts ruled.


8. The meeting came to an end because Mr. Jones shot the barn.


Chapter 2

o The cleverest animals on the farm were the pigs.
o Snowball, Napoleon and Squealer were all pigs that Mr. Jones raised for sale. They were the leaders of all the animals on the farm. They also could convince the animals to do whatever they wanted.
o Moses was Mr. Jones trained bird who spied on all the animals.
o Sugar Candy Mountain was a place in the clouds where all the animals went when they died. Moses said that he had seen it and there were bushes that sugar grew on and many other great things.
o The animals take over Manor Farm when the workers didn’t feed them and they had to break into the food bin to get something to eat. Mr. Jones had herd the commotion and went to stop this and started to whip the animals. The animals had enough and began to fight back. Soon the animals took the farm.
o The new name of Manor Farm is Animal Farm.
o The Seven Commandments
1. Whatever goes on two legs is an enemy


2. Whatever goes on four legs or has wings is a friend


3. No animal shall were cloths.


4. No animal shall sleep in a bed.


5. No animal shall drink alcohol.


6. No animal shall kill any other animal.


7. All animals are equal.

Chapter 3 & 4
1. First the pigs are the rulers of all the animals and think there better than others. Second the pigs didn’t actually work. Boxer was the best worker they had. Fourth other animals followed the rules and others didn’t.


2. The battle of the cowshed was a time when the humans tried to get the farm back but the animals won and kept the farm. The human like ceremonies that the animals did were shooting a gun and raising a flag and singing the song beasts of England.


3. The conflict between the two pigs is that each wants to rule and do things the way they want. Now I am rooting for Snowball.

Chapter 5
1. Mr. Jones probably is going to give up. My plans would be to put sleeping pills in the food then take the farm.


2. Mollie is never mentioned again because she talked to the humans and now left the farm to work for them.


3. The events that lead to snowballs expulsion was the fact that he wanted to build the windmill. Then Napoleon got mad and made his dogs get snowball