Chapter V Questions and Answers
- What does Clover see Mollie doing?
- What happens to Mollie?
- What has changed about Sunday meetings?
- How are Napoleon and Snowball different?
- What is Snowball’s big idea?
- Why does Napoleon oppose the windmill?
- What happens when Napoleon gives a whimper?
- How does Squealer justify Napoleon’s behavior?
- What new maxim does Boxer adopt?
- What does Napoleon decide about the windmill?
- Clover sees Mollie allowing a farmhand to pet her nose over the hedge.
- Mollie eventually runs away and is taken in by a pub owner who spoils her with ribbons and sugar.
- The animals now accept that only pigs can suggest resolutions at the meetings, though all the animals get to vote on them.
- Snowball is a very effective orator, while Napoleon is better at gaining support behind the scenes.
- Snowball wants to build a windmill to supply electricity to the farm.
- Napoleon claims that if the animals focus on building the windmill, they will all starve to death.
- When Napoleon gives his signal, nine ferocious dogs appear and chase Snowball away from the farm.
- Squealer claims that Napoleon is being selfless by taking on the burden of leadership.
- Boxer begins to say “Napoleon is always right” in addition to “I will work harder!”
- After taking power, Napoleon changes his mind and supports the windmill, claiming that it was originally his idea.