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George Orwell – Animal Farm Summary and Analysis

Eric Blair, well-known with his pen name George Orwell, was a strong believer of democratic socialism. He fought in wars and witnessed the cruelties of the dictatorship. Being an essayist and novelist his political viewpoints came forth in the form of Animal Farm. The novella is an allegory and attacks the rule of Stalin with the help of animal characters. Orwell explained about his dystopian
o ella a d the i te tio ehi d his atte pt th ough the essa Wh I W ite .
Animal Farm, after getting rejected by many publishing houses due to the political satires, finally got published in the year 1945, 17th August, while the essay was written in the year 1946. The novella is fou d i te hapte s a d its o igi al title as A i al Fa : A Fai y “to . The su title was removed in the American version of the novella and now the subtitle is rarely used. The story resembles the Russian Revolution, Spanish Civil war, Soviet Union and the rule of Stalin.
Animal Farm Summary: Chapter – 1
Mr. Jones is a drunkard and the proprietor of the Manor Farm. One day he gets so drunk that he forgets to close the pop-holes and goes to bed. All the animals in the farm flutter and stir to meet at the big barn to listen to the dram of old Major – a white boar. The boar is the most esteemed animal in the farm and everyone was eager to hear about his dream and speech. Everyone attends the gathering except for Moses, the tame raven of Mr. Jones.
Old Major states that, he may not live long and he has something important to say to the other animals. He emphasizes on the slavery they were undergoing in the Manor Farm and about the miserable life ahead. The root cause of their predicament is the domination of the humans, who are incapable of producing milk, laying eggs, hunting rabbits and pulling the plough. Old Major reasons that their enslavement and hard life are caused by the tyranny of man.
Old Major speaks of a Rebellion that will overthrow the humans and lets the animals be free. He is sceptical whether it will come in his lifetime, but is sure about the day of the revolt. The animals get so inspired by the thought of the rebellion. During the discussion, some wild rats enter and the dogs try to catch them. The white boar emphasizes that unity should exist amongst the animals; therefo e, he de ees that All a i als a e e ual .
Old Major shifts to explain his dream in which, the human race is vanished. It reminds him of a song learnt during his childhood – Beasts of England. He sings the Beasts of England [find the image below] and it excites the animals. They pick up the song and begin to sing it with great pitch and hope. Hearing the sounds made by the farm animals, Mr. Jones fires a pellet, fearful of the presence of a fox and every animal slips away from the big barn.
Animal Farm Analysis: Chapter – 1
George Orwell presents through Old Major a Utopian society where everyone can live without any fetters. He explains the consequences of being a slave, as well enumerated in the case of Boxer [the strongest of the animals in the Manor Farm]. The wise boar teaches them the Beasts of England, where there is clear inspiration about the golden time in the future. However, this has to be


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achieved through toil. Old Major, though speaks of rebellion his ideas lead to a socialistic society, where every animal is equal. The emphasis on the wild rats shows that, George Orwell beliefs that in Socialism there is place for everyone and any individual deserves a chance.
Animal Farm Summary: Chapter – 2
Only three nights later, the wise old Major dies in his sleep and he is buried near the orchard. The animals inspired by the speech of old Major were very active discussing the thoughts and the future ahead. There were many meetings and the pigs were given the mantle to take care of them, because they were considered as the cleverest of all the animals in the farm. The task was handled well by t o ou g oa s a el , “ o all a d Napoleo . “ ueale ’s a othe pig ho as good at spee hes and he could convince anyone through the use of words.
The three boars developed the ideas of old Major and make it into a philosophy known as Animalism. There were many meetings after the death of old Major and some members doubted the need of attending the meetings or discussing about the rebellion, as they were unsure that it is unlikely to happen in their lifetime. However, Snowball convinces them about a bright future. When Moses tells about a fabled Sugar Candy Land, the pigs try to ensure that the animals do not fall for the false statements of the crow.
Boxer and Clover – cart horses, become faithful disciples of Animalism. They accepted pigs as their tea he s a d elie ed that e e thi g o i g f o the is t ue. As the eeti gs a d Beasts of E gla d e t o , i a t ist of tale Mr. Jones loses money in a lawsuit. He starts to drink and stops taking care of the farm. His idle men never took concern of the animals and in June Mr. Jones forgot to feed the animals and the frustrated animals retaliate against the humans in the farm. Even thought, Mr. Jones and his men try to control the animals, their efforts were not enough. They run for protection after realizing that the animals have won and Mrs. Jones too runs away from another side followed by Moses.
The animals achieve an unbelievable victory, but they circled round the farm to see the humans are completely gone. They search everywhere and find no traces of Jones or his men. The tools used to castrate animals, ribbons [which is disliked by Mollie - the white mare], nosebags, blinkers, etc. are thrown into the fire. Everything that reminded of the cruelty of Mr. Jones was destroyed and all the a i als sa g ith a up oa the Beasts of E gla d .
In the morning they admire the feat they have accomplished and they enter the house of Mr. Jones too observe the life of humans. After having breakfast, Snowball and Napoleon call for meeting and reveal that the pigs have been reading since the death of old Major. Later, they change the name of MANOR FARM into ANIMAL FARM. Snowball paints the name by holding a paint brush with his trotter over the original name. Then they declare the SEVEN COMMANDMENTS of the Animal farm and paint it on a wall.
Amidst all this, the cows utter a loud lowing because they were not milked for 24-hours. The pigs manage to milk the cows and the five buckets of milk are taken into possession by Napoleon to serve a purpose. He asks the animals to take heed of the harvest rather than the milk and they do so.


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The Seven Commandments of Animal Farm
Animal Farm Analysis: Chapter – 2
George Orwell slightly hints the fate of the animals after throwing away the humans with the behaviour of Napoleon while taking decision about the milk. Further, the philosophical differences amongst the animals are shown through Mollie and Moses. While Moses represents a more cunning and faithful slave, Mollie represents a bourgeoisie individual who is always greedy for the lavish luxuries of life. They have their mind of their own; while Moses flies away Mollie seems to struggle with the idea of burning her possessions. Orwell sets up the tone of the novella through them and hints about the consequences of relying on an individual to run the community.
Animal Farm Summary: Chapter – 3
The animals toiled hard and the harvest came better than ever. It was difficult for them to use the human use intended implements, but the pigs modified them to fit the limbs of the animals. The horses helped in raking and mowing of the field, while the pigs gave instructions to the animals without working. They were all happy about the fact that they successfully produced a great harvest [better than Mr. Jones] and the harvest belongs to them entirely.
Boxer, the cart horse, was the inspiration to every animal in the farm. He always showed willingness to take on the hardest tasks and he made a motto – I ill o k ha de to keep hi self goi g. He gets to work half an hour early and does small works even when he finds some leisure to rest.


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Everyone worked in harmony except for Mollie and a cat. They were usually late and the cat would disappear all of a sudden and reappear during the dining sessions.
Old Benjamin – the donkey - worked in his usual pace not showing any opinion towards the Rebellion and always says that donkeys live longer than any other animal as a cryptic answer to his indifference towards the changes in the Animal Farm. There was no work on Sunday and all the animals participate in a ceremony.
The ceremony involved flag hoisting of the Animal Farm, which is created by Snowball. He finds a green coloured tablecloth and paints in white a hoof and a horn. The horn and hoof represent the Repu li a of the A i als , hile the g ee olou s olizes the g ee pastu es of E gla d. Snowball tries different things and tries to organize committees aimed to educate the animals. However, the opinions of Snowball and Napoleon always clashed.
“ o all’s idea of edu ati g the a i als o e so e su ess as the dogs lea ed to ead, goat Mu iel was able to read newspapers, Benjamin read well but never showed his talents to the pigs, Clover completed the alphabet but cannot put the letters together to form a word, Mollie only learnt her name and Boxer never could get past D. The other animals were unable to learn so Snowball took the essence of the seven commandments and created a maxim:
The birds felt that being two legged species, the maxim is not fairly put, but Snowball explains them that the wings are equivalent to legs. Soon, the maxim was painted on the wall above the commandments and sheep loved the maxim.
Bluebell and Jessie gave birth to nine puppies and Napoleon takes responsibility to rear them and educate them. He takes them to the harness-room, which can be reached only through a ladder. Later, it is revealed that the milk taken every day is mixed into the mash and so are the windfall apples. The animals were not in a complete agreement to the situation and Napoleon sends Squealer to provide an explanation.
Squeale states that ost pigs dislike apples a d ilk, ut the o tai su sta es that helps a pig’s well-being. Pigs being the operators of the Animal Farm require enough necessities to take care of their brains; otherwise, according to Squealer, the management would collapse and Mr. Jones would come back. The animals were in a total agreement to the words of the pig and felt that these necessities are obvious for pigs.
Animal Farm Analysis: Chapter – 3
The power of unity is well portrayed by George Orwell through the first part of this chapter. The animals work hard and reap great benefits, a greater achievement for they had neither proper equipment nor the experience to do things themselves.
The contrast between Benjamin and Boxer, Snowball and Napoleon shows the different philosophies in a community. Benjamin seems to be aware of the consequences of a communistic setup, while Boxer is too loyal to freedom that he thinks of only working harder. On the other hand, Snowball shows the true spirit of communism, where everyone deserves equal rights [even though the rule is


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in the hands of a few] and Napoleon plots for the benefit of the pigs and submerges the facts with the help of Squealer.
The flag created by Snowball is a look alike of the communist flag. While the communist flag consists of red background with a sickle and hammer, George Orwell changes the colour of the flag of Animal Farm into green and places hoof and horn.
Animal Farm Summary: Chapter – 4
Everyone in the vicinity of the farm and nearly half of the county got the news of the rebellion of the animals. Snowball along with Napoleon made effort to spread the news through pigeons and teach othe a i als the Beasts of E gla d . Mea hile, M . Jo es spe t his ti e d i ki g, la i g the animals and cursing his fate.
The two adjacent farm owners – Mr. Frederick and Mr. Pilkington, pitied the condition of the fellow farm owner. But, they looked it as an opportunity to seize the Manor Farm. Fortunately, for the animals, Mr. Frederick the owner of Pinchfield and Mr. Pilkington the owner of Foxwood detested ea h othe ’s p ese e. The efo e, the ould ot o e i to a ag ee e t a out getti g hold of the Manor Farm.
However, to prevent their animals into revolting against them, they spread out rumours like starvation, quarrelling, cannibalism, torture, etc. increasing in the Manor Farm. The rumours were believed by some, but most did not believe the words. There were many instances of animals revolting against their owners. Bulls, sheep and cows of several farms refused to obey. The Beasts of England was heard everywhere and humans punished the animals singing or spelling the name. The song was everywhere and there was a fear amongst the humans. They trembled and feared that all the happenings will lead to their doom.
In October, Mr. Jones along with few men from the adjacent farms attempted to regain his farm. He brought five men holding sticks and he came with a gun. Snowball and the others expected this move from Mr. Jones and were prepared to fight them. Snowball created some plans to tackle Mr. Jones by reading a book on the campaigns of Julius Caesar.
The two initial attacks by the animals were meek and Mr. Jones men easily sent the animals running. However, it was the plan of Snowball to created disorder by disturbing their concentration on attack. Once, the humans felt that animals were running for their lives they ran after them without any pattern. The animals lead the men towards the yard where three horses, three cows and the pigs were waiting for the humans.
After the signal from Snowball, the animals in waiting charge towards the men. Snowball dashes fo a d a d M . Jo es fi es the gu at hi . The pellets f o the gu g aze “ o all’s a k a d kill a sheep. Enraged, Snowball tackles Mr. Jones and he falls into a pile of dung. Boxer fights ferociously and knocks a Foxwood boy unconscious. The rest of the men were nervous and ran to protect themselves. The animals chase them to the gates and within five minutes they achieve a glorious victory.
Boxer feels sad for the unconscious stable boy and thinks that he killed him. He expresses grief and e phasizes that he does ’t a t to kill a o e e e if it is a hu a . Ho e e , “ o all o soles


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him and says that there is no place for sentimentality in a battle. Suddenly, they feel that Mollie is missing and they fear that men took her. Actually, after hearing the gun shot she hides in her stall burying her head inside the hay. While they were busy talking to Mollie, the stable boy wakes up and runs out of the Animal Farm.
An immediate celebration followed with the hoisting of the flag and si gi g of Beasts of E gla d . “ o all deli e s a spee h a d eite ates the i po ta e of keepi g o e’s life et ee the hu a s and the Animal Farm. The animals create medals for the animals that fought with valour in the battle. Both Boxer and Snowball we e a a ded A i al He o, Fi st Class . The sheep that died du i g the attle as a a ded A i al He o, “e o d Class . The attle as alled as the BATTLE OF THE COWSHED as the ambush was laid in that place. They decide to fire the gun twice every year on Twelfth of October – the day the Battle of the Cowshed took place, and on the day of Rebellion [Midsummer Day].
Animal Farm Analysis: Chapter – 4
George Orwell demarcates the difference between unity and chaos. The neighbourhood farm owner Mr. Pilkington and Mr. Frederick are in a constant state of disagreement. This neither helps Mr. Jones nor their plan of getting the Manor Farm. On the other hand, the animals stay together in the fight [except for Mollie] and battle for a genuine cause. With that unity and planning they secure the Animal Farm and shatter the hopes of Mr. Jones who only comes with five other men.
The leadership skills of Snowball greatly shine in this chapter and the way he leads the animals is inspirational. Even though, he gets grazed by a bullet he thinks of the greater good and charges towards the enemy. This spirit spreads to every animal and they fight with every ounce of energy, especially Boxer. The presentation of medals, naming the battle and declaration of celebration mark the growth of animals into civilized species with clear awareness of their next step [or do they?].
Animal Farm Summary: Chapter -5
As time passed and winter arrived, Mollie grew more preoccupied with herself. She came late to work, often found excuses and would run to the drinking pool whenever she feels like it. The worst thing is that Clover observes Mollie getting pampered by a human from the neighbourhood farm – Foxwood. However, Mollie denies the fact and after she runs away. The pigeons announce that Mollie is with a man, who is feeding her sugar lumps and allowing her to wear ribbons. By hearing this, no animal ever spoke about Mollie.
The animals had to face hard weather in January and they could farm nothing from the fields. The pigs had several meetings and there was a great dispute between the ideas of Snowball & Napoleon. If one wanted barley, the other wanted oats; if one wanted cabbage, the declared that the land is fit for roots. However, the meetings were always won by Snowball because of his eloquent speeches; but, Napoleon was able to bring support for himself. He made sheep his followers and whenever Snowball tried to give a speech, the sheep leated Fou legs good, t o legs ad .
Snowball planned several schemes that reduced the cartage labour and Napoleon never had a plan of his own. He simply disagreed to everything said by Snowball. After doing a lot of survey, Snowball finds a fit place to establish a Windmill. The windmill, according to Snowball, helps to provide electricity to the farm and keep the animals warm in winter. Further, it could be used to run a


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milking machine, circular saw, chaff-cutter, etc. The animals were astonished to hear about the innovative ideas of Snowball and in a few weeks the pig was able to create plans for the windmill.
Snowball remained for hours studying books to construct the windmill. He drew plans in a shed, which was his room of study. Every animal looked at the plans at least once in a day. Napoleon never took interest in the plan and when he did saw them, he urinated on them. The Animal Farm divided into two groups on the issue of building a windmill. Snowball, did agree that the windmill would be hard to construct but it ensured a bright future with less labour and more food. Napoleon insisted that in the process of building all the animals would die; therefore, he emphasized on the production of food. Be ja i , the do ke , did ’t take sides a d as neutral about both the opinions.
The two pigs debated on the increase of security to the Animal Farm as well. While Napoleon wanted to bring fire arms so that the animals can learn about their use; Snowball wanted to spread the rebellion to the neighbou hood fa s. The ti e a e, he “ o all’s pla of o st u ti g a windmill was put to vote. During his speech, he was distracted by sheep but he went forward with such eloquence that he won over the crowd. At this precise moment, all the animals hear a horrifying baying sound.
The animals see nine huge dogs with brass collars charging towards Snowball. The pig escapes narrowly from their jaws. He escaped through the hedge and he never returned. The animals were terrified to look at the dogs and they were very close to Napoleon. He climbs to the top, where Old Majo used to sta d a d de la es that the e o ’t e a de ates du i g “u da eeti gs. Fu the , the animals would assemble only to sing the song and hoist the flag; all the decisions were announced to be taken by pig committees.
Four young porkers squealed at the disturbed decision of sending Snowball out and cancelling the debate. The dogs silence them by growling fiercely. When a question about the bravery of Snowball was raised, Squealer answers the stati g that “ o all’s i ol e e t i the Battle of Co shed is exaggerated. In the end, he declares that everything is done for the greater good and is an act to prevent the re-entry of Mr. Jones. Hearing this, the animals went silent and Boxer adds a new axiom – Napoleo is al a s ight .
“ o all’s shed as losed, the skull of Old Majo as take f o the ea th a d pla ed ea the flagstaff. During Sundays, Napoleon gave instructions for the animals and in three weeks time he announced that the windmill is going to be built. The animals were surprised to hear that Napoleon wants to build something that he sternly opposed. Squealer explains to the animals that the concept of windmill was stolen by Snowball from Napoleon. Therefore, Napoleon tactically opposed the windmill to send away Snowball from the farm. The animals, although were not satisfied with the answer, never raised a question about it.
Animal Farm Analysis: Chapter – 5
George Orwell hints in the previous chapters about the domination of Napoleon and his intentions to rule the farm rather than run it. This becomes clear when he overthrows Snowball and makes everyone silent. It could be understood that Napoleon planned this way before the announcement of the windmill. He usurps the puppies in the name of education, seizes the supply of apples and


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milk claiming that pigs need them more, teaches the sheep an axiom to go against Snowball and opposes the construction of the windmill.

The hypocritical nature of those in power is shown by Orwell through Napoleon. Further, he deceives everyone with the help of Squealer and makes the animals believe that Snowball is a treacherous pig without any obedience and loyalty. This indicates that Napoleon was thinking above all the animals as if he was the supreme ruler. It is a direct on the different types of government especially communism and despotism.
Animal Farm Summary: Chapter – 6

The animals worked as slaves all that year, but felt happy that the hard work they were putting was for their own well-being. They worked for sixty hours a week and their work load was increased by Napoleon, who declares that animals should voluntarily contribute on Sunday afternoons and the failure of attendance leads to the splicing of rations. Although, they put such hard work the harvest decreased that year and they could see the suffering ahead in the winter.

The biggest difficulty was the construction of the windmill. Everything was available like sand, cement, limestone quarry, etc. but the problem was breaking the huge stones [in the quarry of limestone] into transferrable pieces. No animal was able to use the tools designed by and for the humans. After many weeks of hopeless efforts they get the idea of using gravity. The animals with all the effort dragged a boulder to the top of the quarry and dropped it from there. The broken stone was gathered and transferred with the help or cartloads to the construction site. By late summer, the animals were successful in gathering enough stone to start the windmill and it indeed began.

The whole process was laborious and sometimes the boulder released from the top of the quarry ould ’t eak. The effo t took a da a d it ea t that a da ’s effo t e t i ain. Boxer stood as
inspiration to all the animals whose strength seemed equal to all the other animals. He worked so hard that Clover warned him to be careful as all that strain can lead to problems. However, he resumed to his axioms and continued to put in all his strength. He woke up three quarters an hour early than others; work individually on spare day and leisure. The animals received their ration equal to the ration in the time of Mr. Jones; but, they were content it was for their own good.

Gradually, the Animal Farm witnessed the deficiency of certain supplies such as dog biscuits, paraffin oil, iron, nails and strings. These supplies cannot be produced in the farm; hence, Napoleon announces that Animal Farm is going to arrange a trade with other farms to procure the supplies. It brought uneasiness into the animals and the four young pigs protested. But, the dogs growled to sile e the pigs a d Napoleo ’s spee h ade it lea that t ade as e essa ith M . Wh pe to construct the windmill.

The animals dreaded the presence of Mr. Whymper ever Monday; but, they had a sense of pride to

look at Napoleon [four legged animal] giving instructions to him. On the other hand, the humans

discussed about the Farm much and their hate has developed much. However, an inner sense of

espe t leads to the use of A i al Fa i stead of Ma o Fa

the . The rumours spread in

humans and animals that Napoleon was going to make business with either Mr. Pilkington or Mr.



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During this time, the pigs took the liberty of moving into the farmhouse where Mr. Jones used to live. The animals remember that a resolution has been made about the prohibition of using the farmhouse. However, Squealer convinces them by stating that Napoleon had to move to the farmhouse to protect the dignity of the Animal Farm as a leader. Therefore, he moved from the sty to the bed. Boxer emphasized that Napoleon was always right.

Clover was not entirely convinced; therefore, he asks Muriel to read the Fourth Commandment. She announces that on the wall it says – NO ANIMAL “HALL “LEEP IN A BED WITH SHEETS . Clover cannot remember the presence of sheets and at this moment Squealer intervenes to subdue the thoughts of Clover. After a few days, an announcement came that pigs would wake up an hour late than usual.

By autumn, the trade was going well and the windmill was half-complete. All the animals were excited about their achievement. However, a great gale rocked the Animal Farm in November. The buildings looked fragile and tile blew off. That night the hens felt horrible and often heard sounds ese li g gu shots. I the o i g, the a i als fou d that the flagstaff’s do a d the i d ill was nothing but ruins.

Napoleon declares that this was the doing of Snowball and he shall be brought to justice. He a ou es that hoe e i gs “ o all to hi shall e a a ded A i al He o, “e o d Class alo g with some apples. Further, he encourages them to start the windmill again which is their only hope for a better living.
Animal Farm Analysis: Chapter – 6

The hypocritical nature of Napoleon is once again emphasized by Orwell, when he declares that the o k is olu ta ut a o e ho does ’t sho ill ha e thei atio s ut. The i itial ega d fo the
principles or Seven Commandments of Animalism is disregarded by Napoleon under the name of
Sacrifice. The trade with Mr. Whymper points that the future of the Animal Farm will be similar to the days experienced under Mr. Jones. Further, this is a direct violation of the First Commandment – Whate e goes upo t o legs is a e e . This shows that:




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Squealer is shown as that loyal hand to Napoleon, who can alter anything. He even changes the Fourth Commandment to make it convenient for the leader and the other pigs. Napoleon seems to completely understand the nature of the working class animals and uses his words to convince them to do anything. It is evident; when he declares that the windmill was ruined by Snowball and asks the animals to work even harder. Napoleon and Squealer seized every opportunity after the exile of Snowball to ensure that they control everything in the Animal Farm.
Animal Farm Summary: Chapter – 7
The winter was bitter, but the animals toiled hard to build the windmill. Rumours came that the hu a s elie ed that the i d ill fell e ause the a i als ould ’t uild it p ope l . “o, the animals decide to have a three foot wall instead of eighteen inches. This meant more work, but the


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animals were adamant to complete the windmill and prove themselves. Squealer encouraged them with excellent speeches, but the real inspiration came from Boxer.
There was huge lack of food in January and potatoes [which were not covered properly] became discoloured and soft. The rations were cut and sometimes they had to suffice with mangel beet and chaff. However, they did not reveal to the human world about their starvation and to stop the rumours about their suffering, Napoleon planned to use Mr. Whymper. Whenever, he visited the Animal Farm he was shown bins full of meal and grain. In reality, the bin was filled completely with sand and only the top portion was covered with meal and grain.
By the end of January, there arose a necessity to get food from the outside world. The animals were starving and Napoleon seldom appeared in public. The hens were ordered to give four hundred of their eggs per week to stop the Animal Farm from starvation. The hens were not ready to make this sacrifice and three Black Minorca pullets led the hens to protest against the wish of Napoleon. In turn, the pig ordered to stop their ration and any other animal helping the hens shall be put to death. The protest went on for five days, ut the ould ’t a hie e su ess. “o, the he s e t a k to the nests. As many as nine hens died and they were buried. It was declared that these hens suffered from coccidiosis and died.
There was no word or witness of Snowball. But, rumours of him hiding either in Pinchfield or Foxwood were still circling the air. Napoleon decides to sell an unnoticed and old pile of timber based on the suggestion of Mr. Whymper. However, Napoleon could not decide who to sell the pile as whenever he makes a decision [to sell it to Pilkington or Frederick] a rumour comes that Snowball is hiding in that particular farm.
Spring came with alarming news that Snowball is visiting the Animal Farm at nights. Whenever, an accident took place like breaking of eggs, trampling of milk pails, disappearance of corn, etc. it was attributed to Snowball. The rumours went to an extent that the cows argued that in the night Snowball came and milked them without them noticing it. Napoleon ordered thorough investigation about the appearance of Snowball.
Napoleon sniffed the place and announced that the smell of Snowball can be found everywhere. The animals got frightened and uncertain of the consequences. That night Squealer announced that news came that Snowball was dealing with Mr. Frederick and they are planning to attack the Animal Farm. Squealer further explains that Snowball was always in league with Mr. Jones and he was a secret agent. He was the one who purposefully led the animals into an ambush in the Battle of the Cowshed. But, the animals could only remember Snowball charging forward and achieving them victory. Some even expressed their opinion and said that he took a gunshot as well.
Squealer carefully declared that it was part of the arrangement between Snowball and Mr. Jones. Further, he graphically describes how Snowball fled when Mr. Jones and his men were rushing to a ds the o shed. “ ueale sa s that if it e e ot fo the alou of Napoleo the e ould ’t have been an Animal Farm. Then, he emphasizes on how Napoleon knew all about this affair and Boxer immediately agrees that if it was told by Napoleon it must be the truth.
Squealer further announces that there are secret agents of Snowball in the farm and they should be careful. After four days, Napoleon orders the animals to come to the yard. He was wearing two

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George Orwell t Animal Farm Summary and Analysis