Interactive Power point: Animal Farm

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Animal Farm
Chapter 1-5 Outlines & Review
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Chapter Outlines
 Chapter 1
 Chapter 2
 Chapter 3
 Chapter 4
 Chapter 5
Review
 Directions (READ THEM!)
 Question 1
 Question 2
 Question 3
Chapter 1
• Animal Farm is an extended metaphor for Russian
Revolution
• Old Major = Agent of change
o Dream presents animals with utopia
• Humans = Oppressors
• Common animals cannot bridge gap between
reality and utopia
• “Beasts of England” broken down:
o Lofty Rhetoric
o Speaks of breaking free
o Animals believe fully in lyrics
Chapter 2
• Napoleon (notice the name!), Snowball and Squealer
Animalism= Socialism
o Squealer creates propaganda
o Biggest problem = Moses (notice the name!)
— Tells tales of “Sugarcandy Mountain”
— Represents heaven
— Parallels between Moses in bible
 Delivers slaves through god/heaven
• Boxer and Clover = working class
• Mollie is frivolous
o Doesn’t want to lose privileges
o Squealer says “hair bows” represent slavery (this is propaganda)
• Commandments are written
• Social stratification beginning- Napoleon lags behind while others work
Chapter 3
• “Four legs good, two legs bad”
o Two legs = humans = oppression
o Heart of Animalism according to Snowball
• Degrees of literacy varies = social stratification
• Squealer pretends to side with oppressed as ploy
o Covers pigs greed – “they got us here would they betray us now?”
o Form of propaganda
• Snowball vs. Napoleon
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Strongest/most opinions
Always opposing
Snowball = democracy
Napoleon = communism
• Napoleon raises puppies without anyone’s knowledge
o Foreshadowing!!!!
Popular During War Times
Think of it as brainwashing advertisement
Chapter 4
• BATTLE ROYALE!
o Better known as “Battle of Cowshed”
o Humans in adjoining farms battle animals
o Represents Russia’s interwar period
• Irony! Irony! Irony!
o Gap between what they are fighting for and what
they THINK they are fighting for
o Animals don’t understand principals in place
o Only consolidating pigs power not equality
Chapter 5
• Snowball vs. Napoleon- becomes escalated
• Windmill
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Windmill= technological advances
Snowball’s idea: based on readings from books
Animals vote on idea
Napoleon disagrees but is outnumbered
Snowball draws up plans
• After plans are finished dogs attack Snowball
• Squealer PROPAGANDA…again
o Napoleon makes ultimate sacrifice for the farm
o Irony: claims snowball was trying to disobey commandments
• Attack instills fear of Napoleon
o What does this say about Russian government?
Review
1. CLOSE YOUR BOOKS!
2. Answer each question by clicking the matching
bubble.
3. If you got the answer wrong read why, go back and try
again.
4. You can come back to the directions at any time by
clicking the back arrow.
5. HOWEVER, you may not go back to the chapter
lessons at any time.
6. Please record any questions you may have, or
anything that you find confusing to be discussed next
class.
Question 1
Who reduces the ideas of Animalism to “four
legs good, two legs bad?”
A. Snowball
B. Napoleon
C. Squealer
D. Boxer
Question 2
What is significant about the name of the bird Moses?
A. “Sugarcandy Mountain” that he speaks of is like
heaven.
B. He parts the bushes for the animals to escape
like Moses does the red sea.
C. He claims to eliminate slavery through the talk
of heaven or “Sugarcandy Mountain.”
D. He casts plagues upon Animal Farm like Moses
did to Egypt.
Question 3
Which of the literary terms BEST describes the
“Battle of Cowshed?”
A. Analogy
B. Figure of Speech
C. Simile
D. Irony
SNOWBALL
But why?
To make it simpler for the animals to remember
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NAPOLEON
Although Napoleon sets himself
higher than the other animals he
doesn’t come up with the idea for
the saying.
EXPLANATION OF QUOTE
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CHARACERIZATION
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SQUEALER
Squealer’s role is strictly for
propaganda.
Consider him the farm “gossiper”
EXPLANATION OF QUOTE
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CHARACERIZATION
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BOXER
Boxer = working class
Which means he falls under those
that don’t understand the
commandments.
EXPLANATION OF QUOTE
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CHARACERIZATION
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INCORRECT!
Although Moses talks
about Sugarcandy
Mountain is significant
but not what makes
his name significant.
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INCORRECT!
This never happened!
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CORRECT!
Moses = Deliverer through heaven
INCORRECT!
This never happens!
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ANALOGY
Think comparison
• Definition: A similarity or
comparison between two
different things or the
relationship between them.
• Can explain something
unfamiliar by associating it
with or pointing out its
similarity to something
more familiar.
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FIGURE OF SPEECH
Think umbrella:
Other devices fall
under it
• Definition: A device used to
produce figurative
language.
• Many compare dissimilar
things.
• Include: apostrophe,
hyperbole, oxymoron etc.
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SIMILE
• Definition: Comparison
using like or as.
Think metaphor
but with like/as.
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IRONY
• Definition: The contrast between what is stated
explicitly and what is really meant. The
difference between what appears to be true and
what is actually true.
• 3 major types:
o Verbal
o Situational
o Dramatic
Which type best describes the Battle of Cowshed?
(Click answer above)
Verbal
• The words actually state the opposite of the
writer’s true meaning.
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Situational
• Events turn out the opposite of what was
expected
• What the characters/reader thinks ought to
happen is not what happens
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Dramatic
• Facts or events are unknown to a character in
the play or piece of fiction but is known to the
reader, audience in other characters in the
work.
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Links for Studying
FROM SPARKNOTES:
• Characterization of
Main Characters
• Explanations of Major
Quotes
OTHER LINKS:
• Background on George
Orwell (by Kara Chiodo)
• The Politics of Animal
Farm (by Paul Eissen)
• Animal Farm- The
Movie- YAY! (From
YouTube)

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