Animal Farm Chapter 1 Questions Flashcard Example #47863

What is the name of the farm?
Manor Farm
Who had a strange dream?
Old Major
Identify the following: 3 dogs, 2 cart-horses, goat, donkey, mare, raven.
3 dogs: Bluebell, Jessie, & Pincher
2 cart-horses: Boxer & Clover
Goat: Murial
Mare: Molllie
Raven: Moses
Describe the animals according to Old Major.
Miserable, Laborious, & short
Who do the animals see as the enemy?
In one word what is Old Major’s message to the animals?
Who were voted in as comrades?
What song did the animals song?
Beasts of England
What did the singing do?
It united them against a common enemy
Who was the first farmer?
Mr. Jones
Give at least three characteristics of Old Major?
Drunkard, Slob, Catious
How are the animals treated?
They were treated:
A. lives are miserable laborious ; short.
B. are born, given just so much food as will keep their bodies
C. are forced to work to the last Adam of strength the slaughtered
What are major’s views on Man?
he is only creatures that consumes without producing
A. he does not give milk
B. he does is not lay eggs
C.he is too big to pull a plough
D. he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits
E. he is Lord of all animals
F. he sets them to work, give back the bare minimum to prevent starvation, the rest he keeps himself
What should be done to man?
get rid of man, and the produce of our labor will be our own
What is significant about how the animals arrange themselves to gather to hear major? What might this arrangement say about future meetings or events?
More powerful one’s are up front
According to major, what is the cause of all the animals problems?
Examine the song beasts of England of poetry. What imagery is present? What is the message? Why do animals like it so much that they memorize it on the spot? To what emotions in need does it appeal?
~All songs= propaganda
~Social control
~erode the animals sense of individuality
~keeps them focused on the tasks to achieve freedom from man
What is the Setting, Time, and Problems?
~Manor Farm, England
~supposedly 1917 through 1945
~Man is evil and the animals want no part of him, thus, a rebellion will begin
Benjamin and his cynicism
“God has givin me this tail to keep flies off, but i would sooner have had not tail and no tails.”
How does clover help the others
made a wall around the ducklings so they could nestle down inside for great for like in fall asleep
What is Old Major’s dream and ideas about the lives of the animals?
remove man from the scene and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished
Old Major’s prediction about Boxer
he would be sold to a glue factory
Who are Comrades an who are Enemies?
Comrades: all animals
Enemies: man
a good kind-hearted female cart-horse and Boxer’s close friend; blames herself if the pigs are violating one of the 7 commandments
Mr. Jones
a often drunk farmer who owns Manor Farm, unkind master who indulges himself while his animals lack food
Old Major
a prize winning boar, whose vision of a socialist utopia serves as the inspiration of the rebellion
the pig who emerges as the leader of animal farm after the rebellion, he proves more treacherous than snowball
a pig who challenges napoleon for control of animal farm after the rebellion. he is intelligent, passionate,eloquent, and less subtle and devious than napoleon, he seems to win the loyalty of the other animals and cement his power
not intelligent, tremendous powers of work, dedication, loyalty, plays a key role in early prosperity of Animal Farm, natively trusts the pigs to make all the decisions for him, his mottos are “I will work harder” and “Napoleon is always right.”

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