Worksheet on the Allegorical aspects of Animal Farm
Unfortunately the three columns are not marked – I will try to sort this out. Click for an explanation of ‘allegory‘.
Who, what type of person and/or what is represented?
Initial thoughts on what you think Orwell is saying about the characters or the nature of the events?
|The dogs and their growling|
|The naming of Animal Farm and the features of the flag|
|Minimus the poet|
|‘Beasts of England’|
|The paddock and its change of use|
|All the commandments are gradually changed|
|Similarity between pigs and humans|
|Trading with other countries|
|Use of the house and alcohol consumption|