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CHARACTERS
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LITERARY TERMS
LITERARY TERMS 2
100

This is an appeal to ethics, credibility and authority.

Ethos

100
He is based on Joseph Stalin and is the self-professed leader of Animal Farm.

Napoleon

100

Based on Leon Trotsky, he is organized and considerate.  He challenges Napoleon and ultimately fails.

Snowball

100

These are the animals that represent the police force on the farm.

The dogs.

100

This animal symbolizes the philosophical vision of the rebellion.

Old Major

100

This is the use of symbols to provide deeper meaning.

Symbolism.

100

A figure of speech in which a thing - an idea or animal - is given human-like characteristics.

Personification

200
This is the art of persuasive speaking and writing.

Rhetoric

200

He is an animal of great strength, loyalty and dedication.

Boxer

200

Based on Hitler, he proves cruel and untrustworthy.

Frederick

200

This animal is blamed for everything that goes wrong on the farm.

Snowball

200

The pigs were the natural leaders after the rebellion because they are this.

Clever

200

This is when someone says one thing, but means something else entirely (sarcasm).

Verbal Irony

200

This is when the audience knows something that the characters don’t.

Dramatic irony

300

The humans compare the "other" animals to these people in their society.

The lower class

300
He is the pig that spreads Napolean's propaganda.

Squealer

300

A sweet female horse who often suspects the pigs of violating the rules, but can't be sure.

Clover

300

Out of the Hen Rebellion, the Battle of the Cowshed and the Windmill Rebellion, this is the one that happened first.

The Battle of the Cowshed.

300

These two characters keep going back to reread the commandments.

Clover and Muriel

300

The attitude of a writer towards a subject or an audience.

Tone

300

A work that ridicules its subject through the use of techniques such as exaggeration, reversal, incongruity, and/or parody in order to make a comment or criticism about it.

Satire

400

These are the major differences - personality and priority wise - between Napoleon and Snowball.

Napoleon - ambitious, cruel, power-hungry, relentless, liar, etc.

Wants to focus on defense (military) and propaganda (mind control)

Snowball - organized, thorough, a good listener, empathetic

Wants to focus on the windmill so that the lives of animals are easier/better

400
She is the vain horse who loves attention from humans.

Mollie

400

The lawyer Napoleon hires to represent the animals in society. 

Whymper

400

This animal represents the superficial citizens who fled Russia after the revolution.  

Mollie

400

This is the reason "Beast of England" was abolished.  (DING BELL 1)

The rebellion didn't end up quite the way they wanted, so Squealer and Napoleon don't want the animals reminded of their original goal.

400

A typical character, an action, or a situation that seems to represent universal patterns of human nature.  A “universal symbol.”

Archetype

400

The tendency for people’s behavior or beliefs to conform to others.

Herd Mentality

500

This is what the Windmill represented to the humans, the animals and to Napoleon.

Humans - amazing feat for animals, jealous

Animals - purpose, hope for future and better life

Napolean - way to make money

500

Based on Karl Marx, his dream of a socialist utopia motivates the rebellion.

Old Major

500

The poet pig who writes songs and poems about Napoleon.

Minimus

500

Animal Farm was written as a combination of these three different literary terms. (DING BELL 3)

Allegory, fable and satire.

500
These are two possible reasons the animals began killing themselves (DING BELL 7).

1 - Napoleon brainwashed them

2 - They wanted out

3 - They were forced to

500

A statement that contradicts itself and still seems true somehow.

Paradox

500

False news stories, often of a sensational nature, created to be widely shared for the purpose of money or promoting/discrediting a public figure, political movement, etc.

Fake news

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