Napoleon

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A "large, rather fierce-looking Berkshire boar," Napoleon becomes the leader of the animals after Snowball is chased off the farm. He,...

(The entire section is 226 words.)

Snowball

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A "young boar" who, with Napoleon and Squealer, helps to codify Old Major's ideas into the commandments of Animalism. Orwell describes him as...

(The entire section is 218 words.)

Squealer

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"A small, fat pig" known for being a smooth talker, Squealer reportedly "could turn black into white." He is the propaganda chief for the...

(The entire section is 175 words.)

Other Characters

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Benjamin
Benjamin, a donkey, is "the oldest animal on the farm, and the worst tempered." He is a sad cynic who believes that...

(The entire section is 969 words.)