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by George Orwell

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What was the song in Animal Farm, and in which chapter of the book does it appear?

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There are actually three songs in Animal Farm. The first is called "Beasts of England," which the animals learn from Old Major in chapter one. It is an inspirational tune that envisions a future golden age when the "tyrant" humans will be overthrown. In it, the animals hear of harnesses, bits, and spurs left to rust and of receiving an abundance of food, such as oats, wheat, and hay. The song is similar to the Communist anthem called "The Internationale."

The animals sing the inspiring "Beasts of England" until...

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