Chapter VI Questions and Answers
- Why is it hard to build the windmill?
- What does Napoleon propose to do to deal with the shortages on the farm?
- Who is Mr. Whymper?
- What happens to the commandment against trade?
- What does Squealer threaten might happen if the pigs are not allowed to get rest?
- Where do the pigs move to?
- What happens to the commandment against sleeping in a bed?
- What happens to the windmill when it is half finished?
- What is responsible for the destruction of the windmill, according to Napoleon?
- What evidence do the pigs provide to show that the windmill was deliberately sabotaged?
- The stones for the windmill are far away and must first be dropped off a cliff and broken into manageable pieces.
- Napoleon announces that he will sell some of the farm’s seasoned timber and possibly some eggs.
- Mr. Whymper is hired as Napoleon’s human contact for his business with other farms.
- Squealer makes the animals believe that there was never a written prohibition against trade.
- Squealer suggests that Mr. Jones might return if the pigs are not kept well rested.
- The pigs move in to the farmhouse.
- The commandment against sleeping in a bed is modified to prohibit “sleeping in a bed with sheets,” though the pigs pretend it always said that.
- The windmill falls over in a windstorm.
- Napoleon blames the windmill’s failure on Snowball and accuses him of secretly returning to destroy it.
- The pigs “discover” the tracks of a pig near the ruined windmill and declare that this is proof of Snowball’s involvement.