How did the pigs betray Old Major's dream in Animal Farm? Please give a step-by-step account up till chapter 5 (do not include other chapters). Include quotes and references backed up with analysis and explanation.
George Orwell’s classic satire is set at “Manor Farm,” later renamed “Animal Farm,” in the English countryside. Old Major is a prize boar that plants the seeds of rebellion among the animals that follow his lead due to his status and reputation:
Old Major . . . was so highly regarded on the farm that everyone was quite ready to lose an hour's sleep in order to hear what he had to say.
In chapter 1 of the novel, Old Major gathers the animals together to relate to them his dream. He explains that “The life of an animal is misery and slavery” and blames “Man” as “the root cause of hunger and overwork.” Old Major teaches the animals to sing “Beasts of England,” which purports to bind the animals together as “Comrades.”
The first chapter of this novel is particularly significant, because Orwell outlines Old Major’s overall scheme and his plans for rebellion with a degree of specificity and concludes the unifying song with the promise “of the golden future time.” It...
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