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Animal Farm Week I

George Orwell's allegorical novel.
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Madina Wahab

on 28 February 2013

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Transcript of Animal Farm Week I

Animal Farm by George Orwell Author Bio Historical Context HW
Ch.1&2
RCQs Spirit Reading! (11/26) 11/27 11/28 11/29 11/30 HW

Vocab 4A HW
Ch.3&4
RCQs HW
Vocab
4b&c HW
Ch.5
RCQs Do-Now: Do-Now: Do-Now: Do-Now: Identify objects that represent the following abstract words: freedom, love, evil, peace, democracy, failure, trust Aim: Aim: Aim: Aim: to know the difference between
symbol and allegory and
make connections key terms: Symbol: Allegory: Interpret the following quote: "The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of
class struggle." -Karl Marx to interpret statements
made by Marx and generate a position key terms: Proletariat: working class segment
of society, laborers Bourgeoisie: upper class segment
of society, owners of means of production Free-write: What circumstances would lead people to overthrow the daily political and economical structure of their lives? Choose one of the following posters
to write about. What is the message? How does the poster make you feel? a. b. c. key terms: key terms: Propaganda: to understand the purpose of propaganda a word, place, character, or object that means something beyond what it is on a literal level Russian
Orthodox
Church Moses
The
Raven a narrative in which characters and events work together to reveal a meaning beyond what occurs in the text Symbolic
Meaning Literal
Meaning > born Eric Arthur Blair in India > first word: "beastly" > attended boarding school on scholarship > took a job in Burma > "Shooting an Elephant" > "theoretically--and secretly, of course... was all for the Burmese and all against their oppressors, the British." > viewed socialists, communists, and fascists as repressive and self serving > Czarist Autocracy > The Czar, and only the Czar, governed Russia > The Russian Orthodox Church reinforced the Czar's authority > From the 1880s, Marxist ideas spread through Europe > Catalyzed revolution in 1905 > In 1917, Czar Nicholas renounces his throne > Lenin and the council of People's Commissars take power > USSR is established in 1922 > Lenin dies in 1924 and Stalin becomes his successor Bourgeoisie vs. Proletariat Humans vs. Animals Symbolic Meaning Literal Meaning Conflict: a struggle between two or more opposing forces Resolution: the point at which a conflict is settled or worked out Symbolic Meaning Literal Meaning Czar Nicholas II Mr. Jones Old Major Karl Marx Animalism Communism to examine conflict and resolution in animal farm Key Terms Cont'd: Tyranny: cruel and oppressive government or rule Revolution: a forcible overthrow of a government or social
order in favor of a new
system misleading or biased information that promotes specific ideals, often used for political reasons Propagandist: a person who publicizes and spreads propaganda The captain of the country of Soviets, leads us from victory to victory! 1933 Under the leadership of the great Stalin - forward to Communism! Comrade, come to our farm! Be on guard. Propagandist Squealer Symbolic Meaning Literal Meaning Tupolev ANT-20 Maxim Gorky > pamphlets > cinema > radio broadcasts > art > posters Techniques of Propaganda "Voice from the sky" Bandwagon: puts forth the idea that everyone supports a specific person/cause and so should you. Plainfolks: the person or cause is identified with common people from everyday walks of life ex: All the animals are fighting against humans. What's stopping you? ex: Animalism: for the animals by the animals Fear: presents a dreaded circumstance and usually follows it up with the kind of behavior needed to avoid that horrible event ex: Humans are killing us. Stop such atrocities and rebel! Bandwagon: puts forth the idea that everyone supports a specific person/cause and so should you. Plainfolks: the person or cause is identified with common people from everyday walks of life ex: All the animals are fighting against humans. What's stopping you? ex: Animalism: for the animals by the animals Fear: presents a dreaded circumstance and usually follows it up with the kind of behavior needed to avoid that horrible event ex: Humans are killing us. Stop such atrocities and rebel! Techniques of Propaganda Your Task: Create your own propaganda poster based on a character or event in Animal Farm. Use at least one image/graphic as well as text.
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