Animal Farm Chapter Summary

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At the start of the story Old Major gathers all the animals and tells them about his dream. He tells them that Humans are bad and cause them to have short and laborious lives. He teaches them the song Beasts of England and soon all the animals are singing along. Three days later old major dies in his sleep. Sooner than expected the rebellion happened. The animals had gone over 24 days without being fed and were extremely hungry so decided to help themselves. Mr. Jones heard them and came with his men to chase them out of the food the animals fought back and before you knew it they had chased the humans off the farm. The animals burn all resemblance of the humans and change the name of the farm from Manor Farm to Animal Farm. the pigs then …show more content…
In early October Jones with the help of his men and nearby farmers try to recapture the farm but are unsuccessful. They name the battle the “Battle of Cowshed” and give Snowball and Boxer awards for their bravery. One day Mollie is found to be missing and thought to have gone to a different farm. Snowball wants to build a windmill but Napoleon doesn't agree. Just as Snowball is getting all the animals into his plan Napoleon lets out a strange sound and the dogs that he had raised came at snowball and chased him off the farm. Squealer a very convincing pig tells the animals that Snowball was a traitor and that the windmill was really Napoleon's idea and they are going to go through with the plan. The animals were like slaves to build the windmill and Boxer works the hardest of all. The pigs start to sleep in beds, clover is confused because she thought she remembered there was a commandment against sleeping in beds but when she had Muriel read the commandment it says “with sheets” and squealer assures them that they are not using sheets. One night in November there is a huge storm and the windmill is destroyed. Napoleon says it was Snowball and says they will begin to rebuild right …show more content…
Food starts running out, the animals are trading through a guy named Mr. Whymper. Napoleon tells the hens they must produce 400 eggs per week to sell they get very upset and try to rebel but Napoleon starves them and soon they give up. One day Napoleon gathers everyone and has the dogs kill everyone who has rebelled in some way. Later some animals remember that there is a commandment against killing another animal but when they go to read it it now says “without cause”. In autumn the windmill is finished. Napoleon ends up selling wood to Frederick who pays him with fake banknotes. Frederick and his men then march onto the farm and blow up the windmill. The animals fight back and are able to drive the men off with much casualties on both sides.later the pigs find whisky and get drunk. Squealer is found with a paintbrush and ladder and Muriel notices that the commandment about drinking alcohol was different than she remembered. Boxer split his hoof in the battle and is still working very hard. In April Animal Farm is declared a Republic and elect Napoleon. In the middle of the summer Moses, Mr. Jones raven appears and tells stories about Sugarcandy

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