Animal Farm Questions and Answers
by George Orwell

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What is the summary of Animal Farm?

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Animal Farm is a type of story called an "allegory." In an allegory, the characters, settings, and events stand for something else.

In Animal Farm, the story elements represent the communist revolution in Russia in the early 1900’s. When the animals revolt and expel the farm owner, Mr. Jones, the writer is representing the Russian Revolution, which led to the ouster of Czar Nicholas. As the animals attempt to set up a fair and equal...

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