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Animal Farm Ch. 9
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What is Boxer's ambition after the windmill battle?
to see the windmill built before he retires
Retirement ages for the animals and the pigs.
Horses & Pigs- 12, Cows-14, Dogs- 9, Sheep - 7, Hens & Geese- 5
Lives of the animals after the windmill was destroyed.
Winter was cold as before, food rations cut- food even shorter.
How does Squealer convince that the lives of the animals are better?
Squealer - working shorter hours, more food, drinking water quality better as before, young survived infancy, more straw in stalls & suffered less from fleas.
Life now than of Jones.
Better than Jones- had more food than Jones time, more freedom due to Squealer's statistics. Also, Squealer would use the word "readjustments," instead of "reductions."
New rules for upcoming pigs.
New Pigs- schooled by Napoleon, exercised in the garden, discouraged to play with other young animals, animals must stand aside to let them pass, able to wear green ribbons on Sunday.
Describe and Define: "Spontaneous Demonstration."
"Spontaneous Demonstration"- to celebrate the victories & overcoming tragedies of Animal Farm, rebellion & etc. The pigs arranged parades - animals stopped work marched in military fashion, Pigs leading, horses, cows, sheep, poultry and the dogs flanked the procession, Napoleon is marching first.
What does Boxer and Clover do in the demonstration.
They hold a green banner (with hoof & horn) and captioned, "Long Live Comrade Napoleon."
April- Republic - Napoleon as president
New info. about Snowball
Rumored by the Pigs- Snowball was fighting for Jones in the Battle of Cowshed & shouting "Long live Humanity." (pg. 117)
What does the pigs do after Moses, the raven, returns?
They disagree on the stories of Sugarcandy Mountain and gave him a gill of beer a day- motivation for Animals to keep working.
What happens to Boxer.
What does the pigs do about Boxer.
Boxer's hoof was injured and he was sick (his lungs did not last long), so the pigs "pretended" that he was going to the human hospital and actually the pigs sent him to the knacker- glue factory.
What does Benjamin, the donkey, discover about what happened to Boxer?
The pigs are sending him to his death, however he did not utter a word about the news.
How old was Boxer?
11 years old.
What was going to be built in the farmhouse garden?
schoolroom for the pigs
According to Moses, what was Sugarcandy Mountain like?
"...Sugarcandy Mountain, that happy country where we poor animals shall rest for ever from our labors!" - like life after death for animals- heaven.
How did Boxer get hurt?
Working to hard, shot from the Battle of the Windmill.
What was Boxer's fate according to Old Major?
He was going to the knacker- glue factory
What did Squealer announce to the animals concerning Boxer's death?
"It was the most affecting sight I've ever seen! I was at his bedside at the very last. And at the end, almost too weak to speak, he whispered in my ear that his sole sorrow was to have passed on before the windmill was finished. 'Forward, comrades!''Forward in the name of the Rebellion. Long live Animal Farm! Long live Comrade Napoleon! Napoleon is always right.' Those were his very last words, comrades."-he was "beside him" at the hospital. The van was the property of the knacker, however bought by the hospital & it was not yet painted to new title. (pg. 124)
What did the Pigs purchase at the end of the chapter? Where do you think they got the money?
The Pigs bought whiskey and got the money by selling Boxer to the knacker.
At the beginning of the chapter, what state is Boxer in?
He was unconditional, his hoof caused severe pain and it was hard for him to "work harder."
Why does Napoleon educate the pigs?
"Knowledge is Power." The animals do not have the knowledge, however the pigs do have the knowledge and it makes them powerful over the animals- in other words superior over them. To teach them the influence of being able to control animals instead of equal power to "all Animals."
How does Napoleon benefit from Boxer's ill condition?
He was able to buy whiskey from the type of money from Boxer's bargain to the knacker.
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