Sunday, May 31, 2009

CHAPTER IV ANIMAL FARMER STUDY GUIDE ISBN NO. 81 88280

Chapter IV Animal Farm
Study Questions
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Study Questions
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1. How does Mr. Jones spend most of his time after he is kicked off his farm?
Most of his time Mr. Jones had spent sitting in the taproom of the ‘Red Lion’ at Willingdon, Complaining to anyone who would listen of the monstrous injustice he had suffered in being turned out of his property by a pack of good-for-nothing animals. Pg 28

Red Lion-Bar getting drunk
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2. Who is Mr. Pilkington and how does Orwell describe him?
Mr. Pilkington, was easy going gentleman farmer who spent most of his time in fishing or hunting according to the season. Pg 29. Owner of the Foxwood Farm Pg 28
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3. Who is Mr. Frederick and how does Orwell describe him?
Mr. Frederick, a tough, shrewd man perpetually involved in lawsuits and with a name for driving had bargains. Pg 29. Owner of the Pinchfield Farm Pg 29.
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4. What is the typical relationship between these two men?

These two disliked each other so much that it was difficult for them to come to any agreement, even in defense of their own interests. Pg 29.

What Brings them together in agreement is the Animal Rebellion that happened on Jones Farm they frightened and they begin to talk terrible wickedness of the Former Manor Farm now the Animal Farm. Pg 29.
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5. How do Foxwood Farm and Pinch field Farm compare?

Foxwood was large, neglected, old-fashioned farm, much overgrown by woodland, with all its pastures worn out and its hedges in a disgraceful condition. Owner Mr. Pilkington. Pg 28 &29
Pinchfield Farm was smaller and better kept. Pg 29.
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6. How do the farmers try to discredit what is happening on Animal Farm?

At First they pretend to laugh to scorn the idea of animals managing a farm for themselves. The whole thing would be over in a fortnight, they said. They put it about the Manor Farm: they would not tolerate the Name ANIMALFARM. Were perpetually fighting among themselves, and were also rapidly starving to death. Pg 29
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7. What is the cause of the Battle of the Cowshed?
The tune and even the words of Beast of England Pg 30
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8. What is Snowball’s role in the battle?

Snowball, who had studied an old book of Julius Caesar’s campaigns which he found in the farmhouse, was in charge of the defensive operations. Pg 30

As human beings approached the farm buildings, Snowball launched his first attack. Pg 31

Snowball now launched second line of attack. Muriel, Benjamin, and all the sheep, with Snowball at the head of them, rushed forward and prodded and butted the men from every side, while Benjamin turned around and lashed them with his small hoofs. Pg 31

Snowball which was the signal for retreat, all the animals turned and fled through the gateway into yard

The men gave a shout of Triumph.
This is what Snowball had intended

As soon as they were well inside the yard the three horses, three cows, and the rest of the pigs, who had been lying in ambush in the cowshed, suddenly emerged in their rear, cutting them off. Snowball gave the signal for the charge. Pg 31.
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9. What part does Boxer play in the


... most terrifying spectacle of all was Boxer rearing up on his hind legs and striking out with his great iron-shod hoofs like a stallion. His very first blow took a stable-lad from Foxwood on the skull and stretched him lifeless in the mud. Pg 32
He is dead said Boxer sorrowfully Pg 32.
No Sentimentality comrade! Cried Snowball from whose wounds the blood was still dripping. War is War. The only good human being is a dead one. Pg 32.


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