Animal Farm Chapter 4 Flashcard Example #34480

Who was sent out to tell the story of the rebellion?
Flights of pigeons.
What two farms were beside Animal Farm?
Foxwood and Pinchfield
What time of year did the first battle take place?
Early October
What book did Snowball study in preparing the farm’s defenses?
An old book of Julius Caesar’s campaigns
Who was killed?
A sheep
What animal was wounded?
Snowball
Which one of the humans was injured?
Stable lad from Foxwood Farm
What two military decorations were created?
Metals that said, “Animal Hero, First class and the other one saying “Animal Hero, Second class.
What did the battle become known as?
“The battle of he Cowshed” since that’s where the ambush had been sprung.
What was set up at the foot of the flagstaff?
The gun
What happened to Mr. Jones after the Rebellion?
Spent most of his time sitting in the taproom at the Red Lion in Willingdon.
Compare and contrast the two farms, Foxwood and Pinchfield and their owners.
Foxwood: large and neglected, it’s owner Mr. Pilkington was easy going.

Pinchfield: smaller and better kept, and it’s owner Mr. Fredrick was tough and shrewd.

How do the animals win the Battle of the Cowshed? Give specific examples.
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1. Snowball launched first attack

2. All 35 pigeons flew to and fro over men’s heads and dropped their dung

3. Geese pecked at the men’s calves and men drove them off with their sticks.

4. Muriel, Benjamin and all the sheep rush foward and prodded and butted the men from every side, Benjamin turned round and lashed with his small hoofs, men pushed them away with boots and sticks, a squeal from Snowball as a signal of retreat.

5. 3 cows, rest of pigs, ran to cut them off

6. Jones shoots Snowball in the back the sheep drop dead

7. Jones flung into a pile of dung

8. Boxer rears up and kicks stable boy

9. Cat joins in and claws the cowman.

10. Men make a bolt for main road.

Describe how the neighboring people perceive Animal Farm?
Frightened by the rebellion and anxious to prevent their own animals from doing it.
Vocabulary: Tractable
easy to control or influence
ignominious
deserving or causing public disgrace or shame.
impromptu
done without being planned, organized or rehearsed.
Parasitical
living as a parasite, feeding of another.

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