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.