Animal Farm

Animal Farm – 10 chapters

  • Week 1 – chapters 1-3
  • Week 2 – chapters 4-6
  • Week 3 – chapters 7-10

Background on the Russian Revolution

Animal Farm is an fairy tale satire allegory by George Orwell. The setting is in England on a farm in the 20th century.

Characters to know:

The Animals The Humans
Old Major

Napoleon

Snowball

Squealer

Minimus

Moses

Boxer

Clover

Mollie

Benjamin

The Dogs

The Sheep

Muriel

Mr. Whymper

Mr. Pilkington

Mr. Frederick

Farmer Jones

Themes

  • Totalitarianism (bad form of government)
  • Class Warfare
  • Revolution and Corruption
  • The Soviet Union

Symbols

  • Character names
  • Windmill
  • The Barn
  • Animal Farm

Discussion Questions

Animal Farm questions

Audiobook

 

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