Animal farm - Group One
Setting Description & Supporting quotes

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Time: 1946

Place: Countryside farm in England called 'Manor Farm'.
-"Mr.Jones, of the Manor Farm" pg.25

For most of the book, it was called "Animal Farm" (Chap2-9)
-"They had begun to call Animal Farm by its proper name and ceased to pretend that it was called the Manor Farm" pg.78

At the end of the book, the farm was once again called "Manor Farm"
-"Henceforward the farm was to be known as 'The Manor farm'" pg.138

Important places and objects in the farm

The windmill
-The windmill was the symbol of the Animal Farm.
-"the place for a windmill, which could be made to operate a dynamo and supply the farm with electrical power." pg.64
-"Do you know the enemy who has come in the night and overthrown our windmill?" pg.82

The Farm house

-It's important because it shows that the pigs are corrupt.

The barn

-All of the animals always have meetings there. Most of the time, it took place here.

:beginning of the story-sad, dark, gloomy,hungry, but hopeful
-"our lives are miserable, laborious, and short...the soil of England is fertile, its climate is good..." pg.28
-"Starvation seemed to stare them in the face" pg.85

:When the animals took over the farm- happy, feel success and triumph
-"The animals were happy as they had never conceived it possible to be" Page 46

:When the EVIL pigs took over the farm- sad, suspicious, miserable, dark, fearful, hungry
-"And the air was heavy with the smell of blood, which had been unknown there since the expulsion of Jones."Page.93
-"Starvation seemed to stare them in the face" pg.85

:At the end- depressed, unhopeful, dark, fearful, feeling the time for rebellion
-"Since Boxer's death, more morose and taciturn than ever" pg.127

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Sounds: Most of the time was noisy, but some parts were quiet
-"Mr.Jones was already snoring" pg.25
-"Letting out a loud "cock-a-doodle-doo"Pg.99
-"There was a deadly silence"Pg.132
-lots of singing of the song "beast of England"

Beast of England

Beasts of England! Beasts of Ireland!
Beasts of land and sea and skies!
Hear the hoofbeats of tomorrow!
See the golden future rise!
How does the life of an animal pass?
In endless drudgery.
What's the first lesson an animal learns?
To endure its slavery.
How does the life of an animal end?
In cruel butchery.
Beasts of England! Beasts of Ireland!
Beasts of land and sea and skies!
Hear the hoofbeats of tomorrow!
See the golden future rise!
Now the day of beasts is coming,
Tyrant man shall lose his throne
And the shining fields of England
Shall be trod by beasts alone.
Pull the rings from out your noses
Tear the saddle from your back!
Bit and spur must rust forever,
Cruel whips no more shall crack.
Beasts of England, seize the prizes,
Wheat and barley, oats and hay,
Clover, beans and mangel wurzel
Shall be ours upon that day.
(Page 32-33)

Comrade Napoleon

Friend of the fatherless!
Fountain of happiness !
Lord of the swill bucket!
Oh, how my soul is on
Fire when I gaze at thy
Calm and commanding eye
Like the sun in the sky
Comrade Napoleon!
Comrade Napoleon !
Comrade Napole-ole-ole-ole-on!

- Chap1 =
- Chap2 = Early March
- Chap3 = Summer
- Chap4 = Late summer - early October
- Chap5 = Beginning of winter
- Chap6 = Winter
- Chap7 = Bitter winter
- Chap8 = Winter - early autumn
- Chap9 = Winter
- Chap10 = Years passed, over a year

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