Animal Farm


Key Facts

Title: Animal Farm

Author: George Orwell (Eric Blair)

Genre: Satire/Political Parody/Anti-Utopian Literature

Setting: Manor Farm/Animal Farm, a farm in England

Protagonist: The story has no clear protagonist. In some sense, Napoleon is the protagonist, as he is the one who shapes Animal Farm. In another sense, the animals, collectively, are the protagonists.

Antagonist: If Napoleon is considered the protagonist, then Snowball, Mr. Jones, and Mr. Frederick are the antagonists. If the farm animals are collectively considered the protagonists, then Napoleon is the antagonist.

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