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Animal Farm Presentation

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By:George Orwell "Animal Farm" Awards? Year Written:1943-1944 ANIMALS vs. HUMANS Main Characters What about George Orwell? What is a "CLASSIC" Why should it be consider a "CLASSIC"? "Animal Farm " has won 2 Retro Hugo awards
in the years of 1996.Sadly the book has not won any other awards since then. Animal Characters Human Characters Boxer:The cart-horse whose incredible strength,dedication,and loyalty play a key role in the early prosperity of Animal Farm and the later completion of the windmill. Squealer:A pig who spreads Napoleons propaganda among the other animals. Old Major:A prize-winning boar whose vision of a socialist utopia serves as the inspiration for the Rebellion. Clover:A good-hearted female cart-horse and Boxer's close friend. Moses:The tame raven who spreads stories of Sugarland Mountain where the animals supposedly go when they die. Mollie:The vain,flighty mare who pulls Mr.Jones carrige and craves the attention from human beings. Benjamin:The long-lived donkey who refuses to feel inspired by the Rebellion. Muriel:The white goat who reads the 7 commandments to clover. Napoleon:A pig who emerges as the leader of the Animal Farm after the Rebellion. Presentation By:Victoria Hylton Snowball:A pig who challenges Napoleon for control of Animal Farm. Jesse and Bluebell:2 dogs that Napoleon takes and try to educate them. Minimus:The poet pig who writes verse about Napoleon and pens the banal songs. Mr.Pilkington:The easygoing gentleman farmer who runs Foxwood,a neighboring farm. Mr.Whymper:The human solicitor whom Napoleon hires to represent Animal Farm in human society. Mr.Jones:The often drunk farmer who runs the Manor Farm before animals stage their Rebellion and establish Animal Farm. Mr.Fredrick:The tough,shrewd operator of Pinchfield,a neighboring farm. Born:June 25,1903 Born Where:Motihati,India Died:January 21,1950 Died Where:London,England Nationality:British Other Jobs:English Novelist,Essayist,Critic,and Journalist. Any other AWARDS?:He won the Noble Prize for Literature Was it a bestseller? -The Road to Wigan Pier Any Other Books Animal Farm was in the top 10 of the list of the WORLD'S bestselling fiction book or short novel. -Down and Out in Paris and London -Facing Unpleasant Facts -A Clergyman's Daughter -Burmese Days -George Orwell -1984,level 4,Penguin
Readers -Homage to Catalonia -Keep the Aspidistra Flying -Nineteen Eighty-four -Two Wasted Years -Our Job is to Make Life Worth
Living -All Propaganda is Lies -A Patriot after All -A Kind of Compulsion -Dicken,Dali and Others -Coming Up for Air -Decline of the English Murder A classic are novels of literary significance that have withstood the test of time and remained popular years after their publication.They contain wide,global themes that can be applied to any time period.They also usually contains some kind of widespread, universal appeal results in it being read and embraced by a wide audience of diverse people. Does "Animal Farm" meet the criteria? Yes,because "Animal Farm" was written in 1943-1944 and is still being read today.It is also a noted piece of literature, which, of course, may help the to catapult the imagination beyond the horizons of dogmatic adherence to idealistic or Utopian thoughts.It also represents human characteristics in an analogy of animal instincts, but it really gives insight into the Russian Revolution of 1917.It also mimics the doomsday of a precipitated change, brought by a modicum of bureaucratic class called as Bolsheviks. Setting:Animal Farm or Manor Farm Genre:Satire What else about "Animal Farm"? Citations-"The Orwell Diaries." Gale Student Resources in Context.Detroit:Gale,2011.Student Resources in Context.Web.22 May 2013. -"Internet Archive:George Orwell:1984."Gale.Detroit:Gale,2012.Student Resoures in Context.Web.22 May 2013. -"Internet Archive:George Orwell's Animal Farm."Gale Student Resources in Context.Detroit:Gale,2012.
Student Resources in Context.Web.22 May 2013. Citations Source 1 Source 2 -"BBC:George Orwell at the BBC."Gale Student Resources in Context.Detroit:Gale,
2012.Student Resources in Context.Web.22 May 2013. "This is one of the best books in the English language written by one of the most viscerally intelligent, humane,geniuses of the pen to have lived."
-Anonymous "Animal Farm is a superb but ambiguous satire in a particular revolution. It is also a more general allegory, into which humans imagination will continue to breathe life in unexpected ways."
- Robert Pearce Work Cited: Source 1:Anonymous, . "Animal Farm." The Literature Network. 10 May. 2007. 27 May. 2013. <http://www.online-literature.com/orwell/animalfarm/>. Source 2:Pearce, Robert. "Animal Farm:Sixty Years On." History Today 55 (2005) 27 May 2013 <http://www.historytoday.com/robert-pearce/animal-farm-sixty-years>.
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