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by George Orwell
Squealer (a pig) Timeline and Summary
Squealer works with Napoleon and Snowball to develop Animalism, and then starts justifying and declaring. Let's make a chronological list He: justifies the pigs taking all the milk, justifies Napoleon's taking over the farm, explains Napoleon's interest in building the windmill, justifies Napoleon's engaging in trade and blames Snowball for problems, justifies the pigs moving into the farmhouse, declares that Snowball was in league with Jones, explains that "Beasts of England" is abolished and introduces a new song instead, convinces the animals that things are better now than they were before, convinces the animals that Snowball was never awarded "Animal Hero, First Class," tries to convince Boxer that the Battle of the Windmill was a victory, declares that Napoleon is dying of his hangover, re-paints the Commandments (and falls off a ladder in the process), convinces the animals that their lives are better now than they were before, declares that Boxer is to be sent to the hospital, spins a story to explain the van that took Boxer to his death, and, like all the other pigs, walks on two legs.