Animal Farm
Animal Farm
by George Orwell

Animal Farm Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Characters
Old Major's Dream
The Fall of Mister Jones
The Battle of the Cowshed
The Windmill
Napoleon's Initiative
The Hen Rebellion
Frederick's Scheming
Battle of the Windmill
Boxer's Death
The Final Feast
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Events
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Characters
Napoleon (a pig)
Napoleon (a pig) Timeline
Snowball (a pig)
Snowball (a pig) Timeline
Squealer (a pig)
Squealer (a pig) Timeline
The nine dogs
The nine dogs Timeline
Boxer (a horse)
Boxer (a horse) Timeline
Mollie (a horse)
Mollie (a horse) Timeline
Benjamin (a donkey)
Benjamin (a donkey) Timeline
Old Major (a pig)
Old Major (a pig) Timeline
Clover (a horse)
Clover (a horse) Timeline
Moses (a raven)
Moses (a raven) Timeline
Mr. and Mrs. Jones (humans)
Mr. and Mrs. Jones (humans) Timeline
Bluebell, Jessie, and Pincher (three dogs)
Bluebell, Jessie, and Pincher (three dogs) Timeline
The Sheep
The Sheep Timeline
Mr. Pilkington
Mr. Pilkington Timeline
Mr. Frederick
Mr. Frederick Timeline
Mr. Whymper
Mr. Whymper Timeline
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Power: Leadership and Corruption
Power: Leadership and Corruption Quotes
Power: Control over the Intellectually Inferior
Power: Control over the Intellectually Inferior Quotes
Lies and Deceit
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Rules and Order
Rules and Order Quotes
Foolishness and Folly
Foolishness and Folly Quotes
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
Cunning and Cleverness
Cunning and Cleverness Quotes
Violence
Violence Quotes
Pride
Pride Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Ee-eye-ee-eye Oh!
Ee-eye-ee-eye Oh! Flashcards
Ee-eye-ee-eye Oh! True or False
"Beasts of England"
"Beasts of England" Flashcards
"Beasts of England" True or False
Essay
Teaching Animal Farm
Current Events & Pop Culture
Assignments & Activities
Don't Wanna Be Your Beast of Burden: Animal Farm Music
To Preface or Not to Preface
You Say You Want A (R)evolution?
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
To Ban or Not to Ban; That is the Question
Corruption Makes the World Go Round
The Power of Words
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Challenges & Opportunities
Terms