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by George Orwell

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What is the significance of the different settings in Animal Farm?

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I think that one of the most important settings in the novel would have to be the barn in which Old Major delivers his opening speech.  It is significant because it is the first time we see all the animals together, unified in one purpose.  The setting of the old barn after Jones has gone to sleep is also significant because small traits of each animal are gained, insight that will play large into their characterization as the novel continues.  The pigs sitting closest to the front,...

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