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Animal Farm

Animal Farm


by George Orwell

Old Major (a pig) Timeline and Summary

  • Old Major has a dream and calls a conference to discuss it.
  • He predicts his own death and blames man for their problems.
  • He proposes a rebellion and presents "Beasts of England."
  • He sets forth several rules the animals must follow so as not to ever resemble man.
  • He proposes, as a fundamental principle, that all animals are equal.
  • Old Major dies in his sleep.