Essay on Animal Farm: a Fairy Story
Class 212 April 18, 2012
Animal Farm: A Fairy Story
Chapter 3 and 4
5. Topics & Themes: power to control others a. Almost all the animals were in some degree literate. The pigs know how to read and write perfectly, most of the animals know how to read and write, expect for some slower ones that don’t know how to write or read. Literacy matters because it helps better understand the animals whats going on and to educate others. Those that know how to read and write are in power because they are the ones who are most intelligent and understand what is happening. b. Snowball declared that the Seven Commandments could be reduced to one commandment. This new maxim is …show more content…
Chapter 5 and 6
-More rations of food
-got to have their reproduction
-worked for themselves (at first)
-learned to somewhat read and write
-less leisure time
-being manipulated by the pigs
-worked through the long winters
2. Ways Life has Improved Ways Life has Worsened
3.Topics &Themes: Manipulating Language
a. If the animals don’t “volunteer” to work on Sundays their rations of food would be reduced.
b. This isn’t voluntary work. The reason is because if they chose to its okay but if they don’t they’ll be punished in a way. The pigs are just putting it in a nice way instead of saying they have to work.
a. Mr. Whymper is was a sly-looking man with side whiskers. b. Napoleons new policy for getting items the farm need is to engage in trade. This doesn’t make sense because animals can’t trade. Supposedly they weren’t supposed to have contact with humans and engage in trade according to their Seven Commandments. c. A broker is a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission. d. Mr. Whymper might represent the U.S in the allegory.
7. The Pigs: a. The pigs move into the farmhouse because they said that they need quite to work on their plans and have somewhere quiet to sleep. The reason this matters is because many of the animals remember