Old Major. The prize-winning boar whose vision of a socialist utopia serves as the inspiration for the Rebellion.
- 1 What caused the rebellion in Animal Farm?
- 2 What happened after the rebellion in Animal Farm?
- 3 What does each animal in Animal Farm represent?
- 4 How are the animals better off after the rebellion How are they worse off?
- 5 Who leads the preparations for the rebellion?
- 6 Who gained the leadership of the animals Why?
- 7 What does the rebellion symbolize in Animal Farm?
- 8 What happens to the idea of rebelling against man?
- 9 What specific events started the rebellion Animal Farm?
- 10 How does snowball represent Leon Trotsky?
- 11 Why does Orwell have pen name?
- 12 What is Orwell’s real name?
- 13 What are Napoleon’s ideas about education?
- 14 What would Old Major say if he were alive?
- 15 Why did snowball throw ribbons on the fire?
What caused the rebellion in Animal Farm?
The revolution started when Mr. Jones was too drunk to feed the animals or to milk the cows; due to Old Major’s rhetoric about the animals being better at running the farm than the humans, the animals revolted.
What happened after the rebellion in Animal Farm?
After the Rebellion the animals are free from the tyranny of Mr Jones and seek to establish equality amongst themselves. One of the Commandments is ‘All animals are equal’. However, this equality is short-lived and the pigs begin to bend the rules until inequality returns to the farm.
What does each animal in Animal Farm represent?
Animal Farm represents the Russian Revolution of 1917. Old Major represents Karl Marx, Snowball represents Leon Trotsky, Napoleon represents Josef Stalin, Squealer represents propaganda, and Boxer is a representation for all the Russian laborers and workers.
How are the animals better off after the rebellion How are they worse off?
How are the animals better off after the Rebellion? How are they worse off? The animals have more food, no whipping, and peace among the animals. The animals have less sleep and more work.
Who leads the preparations for the rebellion?
The pigs —especially Napoleon and Snowball—lead the farm in preparing for the rebellion. Squealer is a very persuasive pig.
Who gained the leadership of the animals Why?
Snowball is the Leader until Napoleon usurps his power. Overall the pigs are the leaders of the animals, in the beginning because they could read and write, and also because it was old major, the prize winning pig, that had the idea.
What does the rebellion symbolize in Animal Farm?
The rebellion in the book represents the Russian Revolution. Just as the serfs revolted against the aristocracy, the animals revolted against the farmers. Animal Farm isn’t simply about animals. George Orwell wrote this story as an allegory for the Russian Revolution.
What happens to the idea of rebelling against man?
After Major’s death what happens to the idea of rebelling against man? It fades away. Nothing happens. Why don’t the pigs like the pet raven Moses’ stories about Sugarcandy Mountain?
What specific events started the rebellion Animal Farm?
A cow starts the rebellion by walking into the store-shed. The animals end up chasing Mr Jones off the farm. Now they are free, the animals all agree on the Seven Commandments that they will live by.
How does snowball represent Leon Trotsky?
Snowball represents Leon Trotsky. Trotsky was a political theorist, revolutionary and a leader of the Red Army. After the Revolution he was involved in Russian foreign affairs and policy making. He opposed Stalin’s decisions and eventually was forced into exile from the Soviet Union in 1929.
Why does Orwell have pen name?
GEORGE ORWELLWhen Eric Arthur Blair was getting ready to publish his first book, Down and Out in Paris and London, he decided to use a pen name so his family wouldn’t be embarrassed by his time in poverty. He chose the name George Orwell to reflect his love of English tradition and landscape.
What is Orwell’s real name?
George Orwell was the pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair, born in Motihari, Bengal, India, in 1903, to a family which he described in The Road to Wigan Pier (1937) as ‘lower-upper middle class’: ‘upper-middle class without money’.
What are Napoleon’s ideas about education?
Napoleon believed that the pigs should be the most educated so that they could keep the other animals subservient. Napoleon used education for his own purposes, as a way to cement his power. From the beginning, he and the other pigs used learning to read and write to their advantage.
What would Old Major say if he were alive?
It is not what he meant. What would Old Major say if he were alive? Animals can not kill other animals without cause.
Why did snowball throw ribbons on the fire?
Jones. It’s not just clothing that goes on the fire, they throw away the whips and rings too. This act is, therefore, a celebration of their new beginning and the opportunity to create their animal utopia.