Sunday, May 31, 2009

CHAPTER VIII ANIMAL FARM ISBN 81 88280

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1. How does the Sixth Commandment change?

No animal shall kill any other animal Pg 18.

Muriel again reads and adds to the Commandment which makes it a deadly term.

No animal shall kill any other animal without cause. Pg 69

Commandment had not been violated; for clearly there was good reason for killing traitors who leagued them themselves with Snowball. Pg 69.

Traitor to Snowball will be put to death.
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2. What are the titles invented for Napoleon?

He was always referred to in formal style as our Leader Comrade Napoleon Pg 71
Father of All animals Pg 71
Terror of Mankind Protector of the Sheep-fold Pg 71
Ducklings Friend Pg 71
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3. What happens when Minimus composes the poem “Comrade Napoleon”?


Napoleon approved of this poem and caused it to be inscribed on the wall of the big barn, at the opposite end from the Seven Commandments. It was surmounted by a portrait of Napoleon, in profile, executed by Squealer in white paint. Pg 72.
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4. What other confessions are made by animals in this chapter and what are the results?

In the middle of the summer the animals were alarmed to hear that three hens had come forward and confessed that, inspired by Snowball, they had entered into a plot to murder Napoleon. They were executed immediately, and fresh precautions for Napoleon’s safety were taken. Pg 72.
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5. What is the latest information Squealer reveals to the animals about Snowball?

The wheat crop was full of weeds, and it was discovered that on one of his nocturnal visits Snowball had mixed weed seeds with the seed corn. A gander that had been privy to the plot had confessed his guilt to Squealer and immediately committed suicide by swallowing deadly nightshade berries. Pg 74
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6. What does Napoleon do with the woodpile?

Napoleon announced that he had sold the pile of timber to Frederick. Pg 75
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7. How does Frederick cheat Napoleon?

The Banknotes were forgeries! Frederick had go the timber for nothing! Pg 76.

8. What happens in the Battle of the Windmill?

Frederick and his man destroy the Windmill. Pg 78
The Windmill ceased to exist? Pg 78
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9. Why does Squealer tell the animals that Napoleon...

What matter? We will build another windmill. We Will build six windmills if we feel like it. You do not appreciate, comrade, the mighty thing that we have done. The enemy was in occupation on this very ground that we stand upon. And now thanks to the leadership of Comrade Napoleon—we have won every inch of it back again. Pg 80

Boxer realizes that they really didn’t win because they are in the same situation.
However Squealer tells him That is our victory. Pg 80
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