Last Updated on May 5, 2017, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 222
- Where do the animals live?
- Who owns the farm?
- Who is Old Major?
- What is Old Major’s dream?
- How is life bad for the animals on the farm?
- What does Old Major suggest that the animals do?
- What is “Beasts of England”?
- What sets the pigs apart from the other animals?
- What decision is reached about wild animals?
- What does Old Major caution the animals against doing if they successfully overthrow man?
- The animals live on Manor Farm in England.
- The owner of Manor Farm is Mr. Jones.
- Old Major is Mr. Jones’s old white prize boar. He is highly respected by the other animals.
- Old Major has a dream about a world where man has disappeared.
- Mr. Jones works the animals hard and steals the products of their labor until they eventually die at his hand.
- Old Major suggests that one day animals must rebel against their human masters.
- “Beasts of England” is a song that Old Major learned in childhood. The other animals pick it up quickly.
- The pigs are the most intelligent of the farm animals and sit in the front of the audience.
- The animals vote that wild animals should be considered “comrades.”
- Old Major warns the animals not to adopt the habits of man and lists seven specific things they must not do.
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