In the story Animal Farm, I have questions on 5 and 6. What is Napolean's strong point during the meeting? How does Napolean become ruler? Who becomes the second in comand? What kind of leader is Napolean?What does squaler say about Snow ball? What happens if the animals don't work on Sunday?What does Napolean plan to trade? How is he going to trade it? What laws or commands have been broken?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 19, 2018, 7:24 pm ad1c9bdddf
Your question as I understand it:
<br>You need assistance with the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell. You are asking for the following specific information:
<br>1) What is Napoleon's strong point during the meeting?
<br>a. See s 1-3, 6-8
<br>2) How does Napoleon become ruler?
<br>a. See s 2, 6-8
<br>3) Who becomes second in command?
<br>a. Pay attention to the role SQUEALER plays in Napoleon's power.
<br>4) What kind of leader is Napoleon?
<br>5) What does Squealer say about Snowball?
<br>6) What happens if the animals don't work on Sunday?
<br>a. See 11
<br>7) What does Napoleon plan to trade?
<br>a. See s 12-13
<br>8) How is he going to trade it?
<br>a. See s 12-13
<br>9) What laws or commands have been broken?
<br>a. See s 3, 5, 13, and 18
<br>Your request states, "I have questions on five and six," which, based on the above inquiries, I am going to guess means you are specifically interested in the details from CHAPTERS five and six. On the pages that follow, you will find details about the plot, characters, and an explication of relevant portions of the text. The paragraphs have been numbered for easy reference. I have noted above the areas to focus on to answer each of the questions.
<br>Response from OTA Shawn Fagundes-Hansen:
<br>First, here is a brief overview of Animal Farm:
<br> (1) Old Major, a prize-winning boar, gathers the animals of the Manor Farm for a meeting in the big barn. He tells them of a dream he has had in which all animals live together with no human beings to oppress or control them. He tells the animals that they must work toward such a paradise and teaches them a song called "Beasts of England," in which his dream vision is lyrically described. The animals greet Old Major's vision with great enthusiasm. When he dies only three nights after the meeting, three younger pigs- Snowball, Napoleon, and Squealer-formulate his main principles into a philosophy called Animalism. Late one night, the animals manage to run farmer Jones off of his land by beating him in a battle. They rename the property Animal Farm and dedicate themselves to achieving Old Major's dream. Boxer (the cart-horse) devotes himself to the cause with particular zeal, committing his great strength to the prosperity of the farm and adopting as a personal maxim the affirmation "I will work harder."
<br> (2) Initially, Animal Farm prospers. Snowball works at teaching the animals to read, and Napoleon takes a group of young puppies to educate them in the principles of Animalism. When Mr. Jones reappears to take back his farm, the animals defeat him again, in what comes to be known as the Battle of the Cowshed, and take the farmer's abandoned gun as a token of their victory. As time passes, Napoleon and Snowball increasingly quibble over the future of the farm, and they begin to struggle with each other for power and influence among the other animals. Snowball concocts a scheme to build an electricity-generating windmill, but Napoleon solidly opposes the plan. At the meeting to vote on whether to take up the project, Snowball gives a passionate speech. Although Napoleon gives only a brief retort, he then makes a strange noise, and nine attack dogs-the puppies that Napoleon had confiscated on the grounds of "education"-burst into the barn and chase Snowball from the farm. Napoleon assumes leadership of Animal Farm and declares that there will be no more meetings. From that point on, he asserts, the pigs alone will make all of the decisions-for the good of every animal.
<br> (3) Napoleon quickly changes his mind about the windmill, and the animals, especially Boxer, devote their efforts to completing it. One day, after a storm, the animals find the windmill toppled. The human farmers in the area declare smugly that the animals made the walls too thin, but Napoleon claims that Snowball returned to the farm to sabotage the windmill. He stages a great cleansing, during which various animals who have allegedly participated in Snowball's great conspiracy-meaning any animal who opposes Napoleon's uncontested leadership-meets instant death at the teeth of the attack dogs. With his leadership unquestioned (Boxer has taken up a second maxim, "Napoleon is always right"), Napoleon begins expanding his powers, rewriting history to make Snowball a villain. Napoleon also begins to act more and more like a human being-sleeping in a bed, drinking whisky, and engaging in trade with neighboring farmers. The original Animalist principles strictly ...