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Why would Animal Farm be considered satirical?
The story ridicules society
Why would Animal Farm best be considered an allegory?
It is a comparison to a country's government
What is Animal Farm an allegory for?
The Russian Revolution
Why would Animal Farm also be considered a fable?
Because the animals talk
Why are the animals upset with Mr. Jones?
He is mean and will not feed them
Why does Old Major call a meeting with the other animals of teh farm?
To inform the animals about his dream
What is the message of Old Major's meeting with the animals?
The animals must rebel against the humans
What is the significance of "Beasts of England"
It is a song that speaks of rebellion
What happens once Old Major dies?
The animals revolt against Mr. Jones and the humans
What do the animals want to happen with the news of their rebellion?
Let the word spread to all the farms
What is the name of the school of thought the animals create for themselves?
Who initially takes control of the animals once Old Major dies?
Snowball and Napoleon
What is the purpose of the Commandments?
To spread the word of equality amongst all the animals
How are the lives of the animals during the first year of living on their own?
The animals are working hard and are happy with their lives
Who is the original hero of the the Battle of Cowshed ?
Who wants everyone to believe he is the true hero of the Battle of Cowshed?
WHo originally came up with the idea to build a windmill?
What does Boxer constantly say throughout the novel?
"I must work harder"
What is the symbolic significance of the Battle fo Cowshed?
The Russian Civil War
What theme begins to show itself halfway through the novel?
Those who gain power quickly become corrupt
What happens when Snowball and Napoleon disagree?
Snowball is forced to leave the farm by Napoleon's dogs
Which animal on the farm is the skeptical one?
Benjamin the donkey
What rule does Napoleon change right after Snowball is gone?
The pigs begin trading with the humans
Who enjoys "spreading the news" to the other animals?
What happens to Mollie the Mare?
She is lured away with sugar - lumps
Why does Napoleon decide to later build the windmill?
He realizes that busy animals will not think to revolt
Who is blamed for everything that goes wrong on Animal Farm?
What does Squealer's character represent?
Stalin's propaganda machine
Who does Napoleon use (as a mouthpiece) to speak his changes to teh farm throughout the novel?
Napoleon begins to change the Commandments during his rule. How does the fifth Commandment read after he changes it?
No animal shall drink alcohol in excess
Why is the song "Beasts fo England" banned from the farm?
The song speaks of rebellion, and Napoleon doesn't watn tehm to rebel
What does Mollie's character represent?
The selfish, vain people of Russia
What group of animals become brainwashed-followers of Napoleon?
What new Commandment replaces all of teh former Commandments?
All animals are created equal, but some animals are more equal than others
What would be considered a theme of the novel?
Those who lack a strong memory can be manipulated with ease
What do the animals realize at the final dinner?
The animals' and humans' faces are the same
What role does Mr. Whymper play in the novel?
He takes care of the money on Animal Farm
What name does the farm take at the end of the novel?
Why is the character Moses an allegory for religion?
He message is one of leading the animals to the "promised-land"
What are we led to believe will happen to the lives of teh animals at the end of the novel?
The animals' lives will get worse
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