He symbolizes the qualities and feelings of the people under communism in each of the farm animals, Boxer being the people who accept what they are told without a question, Mollie representing those who cannot give up their old way of life, etc.He (the author) makes it easier to understand the feelings of the people by giving just 1 or 2 qualities to each animal. Although I have not ready any other works of his, judging from this story, I like the author because he makes the story easy to understand and also fun to read (much more fun than reading a book containing the hard facts, I think). I liked this story because it was easy to follow, you couldn’t get lost somewhere because there were no technical terms to have to look up and only then partially understand.
Had the story taken place anywhere else, it would be a little1 hard to believe (for example, animals walking and talking in New York City? A theme is a general statement that the author wishes to make about life.
Write one sentence which states the theme of this book.
“Windmill or no windmill, he [Benjamin] said, life would go on as it had always gone on — that is, badly.
” “Once again the animals were conscious of a vague uneasiness. George Orwell takes the concepts of Communism and capitalism and symbolizes them on a farm in England, Communism being the animal self-rule and capitalism being the human rule of the farm.
He ingeniously depicts the troubles of Russia in a book about farm animals.
The story begins with a prize winning boar named Old Major, he gathers all of the farm animals around to tell them of a dream that he has.The theme of Animal Farm can be explained in two words: Power corrupts.List at least two quotes that you think are worth remembering.Boxer the cart-horse devotes all of his strength to the farm, Snowball teaches the animals to read, and Napoleon educates a group of puppies on the topic of Animalism.Soon there is a struggle for power between Snowball and Napoleon.Here all of the animals, including Snowball and Napoleon, would have to work together to keep the farm under their control. The conflict is resolved when during a debate Napoleon calls the dogs he had trained and they run snowball of the farm. What is the setting of this story and how does it contribute to the novel as a whole?The setting of Animal Farm is on a farm somewhere in England.This story was fun to read, and if you know your history, you can relate this story to actual events and feel how those who went through it felt.Many authors write about topics that they know and about historical events that are going on while they write their story.The animals chase Farmer Jones off of the farm and claim it as their own, calling it "Animal Farm".Everyone works together to bring happiness to the farm.