Book Report: Animal Farm

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Book Report: Animal Farm
Author: George Orwell
Main Characters: Napoleon, Snowball, Squealer, Boxer
Minor Characters: Jones, Benjamin, Muriel, Clover, Fredrick, Pilkington, Mr. Whymper, Moses Point of View: ( ) First Person ( ) Camera-Eye (*) Omniscient Symbols: Green flag with hoof and horn - Green fields of England and future of the Animal republic. Moses (raven) - religion PLOT LINE:

Introduction: Major tells animals his dream about the Rebellion and freedom for animals Narrative Hook: Animals rebel against Jones, kick him off farm. Rising Action: Struggle between Snowball and Napoleon for control of farm. Climax: Animals at a debate between Snowball and Napoleon, Napoleon unleashes his dogs, they run Snowball off the farm. Falling Action: Napoleon begins his "reign of terror," exploits other animals while telling them things are better off than when Jones was around. Resolution: Humans praise pigs for successful exploitation of other animals, animals look into farmhouse and can't tell the difference between the pigs and the humans. What incident begins this story? The story begins with Old Major, a large boar, telling the other animals of his dream when all animals whill be free and humans will be gone. He tells them of the Rebellion, but warns them if it happens, the animals must never accept human vices or tyrranize over the other animals. Jones neglects feeding the animals, and they rebel before realizing that was the rebellion. What is the major conflict? The major conflic in this story is the struggle between Napoleon and Snowball for the control of the farm, in this case it would be pig versus pig. What further events complicate this story? Further complicating the story was the threat of Jones trying to come back and retake the farm. Here all of the animals, including Snowball and Napoleon, would have to work together to keep the farm under their control. How is the conflict resolved? The conflict is resolved when during a debate Napoleon calls the...
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