From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

The Sheep Timeline and Summary

  • The sheep learn "Four legs good, two legs bad."
  • A dead sheep is awarded "Animal Hero, Second Class."
  • The sheep are controlled by Napoleon.
  • The sheep’s bleating distracts the animals from Napoleon’s trading with the humans.
  • The sheep help to deceive Mr. Whymper.
  • The sheep’s bleating distracts the animals from the abolishment of "Beasts of England."
  • The sheep blurt out, "Four legs good, two legs better."