Table of Contents | Printable Version | Barron's Booknotes
1. Describe the teaching of Old Major.
2. Describe the origin and spread of Animalism.
3. Describe the Rebellion on the Manor Farm.
4. Describe the 'Battle of the Cowshed' in detail. Why was it named so?
5. Describe the Battle of Windmill. What significant part does it play in the plot? What does it symbolize?
6. Explain Napoleon's 'Reign of Terror'.
7. How does Napoleon take on human behavior.
8. Explain the death of Boxer.
9. Explain the roles of the dogs and Squealer in the book.
10. What is the fifth commandment? How is it altered?
11. Animal Farm is the story of Napoleon's absolute rise to power. Discuss how it happens.
12. How is Animal Farm a Political Satire?
13. How is Animal Farm a protest against totalitarianism?
14. Define an allegory. Why would you call Animal Farm an allegory?