Animal Farm

Animal Farm

by George Orwell

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Overview


Plot synopsis of this classic is made meaningful with analysis and quotes by noted literary critics, summaries of the work's main themes and characters, a sketch of the author's life and times, a bibliography, suggested test questions, and ideas for essays and term papers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812034028
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/1984
Series: Barron's Book Notes Series
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 4.12(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.18(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

About the Author




GEORGE ORWELL (1903–1950) was born in India and served with the Imperial Police in Burma before joining the Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War. Orwell was the author of six novels as well as numerous essays and nonfiction works.

Table of Contents

How to studyv
How to use this guideix
Key to iconsx
Background1
The story of Animal Farm5
Who's who?10
The main animal characters10
The other animals19
The humans21
Themes23
How to get to the top23
How to tell lies25
The uses of literacy28
Down with "isms"29
Language, style and structure32
Just words?32
Do we laugh?33
The structure of the novel34
The use of repetition35
Commentary37
Chapter 138
Chapter 241
Chapter 344
Chapter 448
Chapter 551
Chapter 655
Chapter 758
Chapter 862
Chapter 966
Chapter 1071
Topics for discussion and brainstorming77
How to get an "A" in English Literature79
The exam essay80
Model answer and essay plans81
Glossary of literary terms84
Index86

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