Chapter 3 Animal Farm Flashcard Example #97852

What role do the pigs play in the harvest?
The pigs are in charge of the animals and directed and supervised the animals
Why does everyone admire Boxer and what is his motto? What does his motto reflect?
Boxer was a hard worker even in Jones’s time, but now he seemed more like three horses than one; there were days when the entire work of the farm seemed to rest on his mighty shoulders. He would put extra volunteer work into his his day, and woke up early to do so. His motto became “I will work harder” This motto reflects his personality as a hard worker. He doesn’t question anything. (Boxer symbolizes the people that went along with the government and were obedient with state)
How is the satisfaction of the animals described?
They are so glad that Jones had left; working together for what they think is the common cause; don’t care as long as Jones is gone
What does the flag of Animal Farm look like?
A green tablecloth that had a white painted hoof and a horn (George Orwell was making fun of the Soviet Union fag)
What is the first sign that snowball and Napoleon will never be able to get along?
Snowball and Napoleon will never get along because they were the most active in the debates. Whatever suggestion one of them made, the other could be counted on to oppose it
How does snowball attempt to bring order to the farm?
Organizing the other animals into Animal Committees: Egg Production Committee (for the hens), Clean Tales League (for the cows), the Wild Comrades’ Re-education committee (the object of this was to tame the rats and rabbits), the Whiter Wool Movement (for the sheep), and various others, besides instituting classes in writing and reading
To what maxim does snowball reduce the commandments?
“Two legs good, four legs bad”
What does Napoleon see as important for the future of the farm?
youth education (brainwashes pups, not education as in reading and writing)
What does Napoleon do to educate the young?
Napoleon takes the young puppies to the loft and kept them secluded from the farm, and the rest of the farm forgot about their existence; educated them in the loft
How do the pigs provide for themselves before the others?
The pigs take the harvested apples and the milk for themselves
How does squealer rationalize this inequality to the others?
He states that most of the pigs dislike milk and apples but are doing it to preserve their health; he argued that science proves that it will provide a longer life span
How does Squealer use fear tactics to keep the animals under control?
Squealer states that the pigs must take charge if Jones and his men were to return. He says that if Jones were to come back, then it wouldn’t surprise him. The animals obeyed, for they did not want Jones to return.
What role does squealer assume?
Squealer assumes the role of the speaker. he would announce any new rules or news to the other animals. Propaganda minister, represents Stalin

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