English II Quarter 1

allegory

a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one

anthropomorphism

the attribution of human characteristics or behavior to a god, animal, or object

satire

the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc

euphimism

a kind word or phrase used in place of one considered more harsh

propaganda

information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc

benevolent

well meaning and kindly

ensconced

to establish in safe place

expounded

explained in great detail

cryptic

hidden or secret

maxim

short statement that expresses a truth or rule of conduct

obstinate

stubbornly refusing to change one's course of action

alighted

descend from the air and settle

contemptible

deserving contempt; despicable

impromptu

done without being planned or rehearsed

disinterred

dig up or unburied

laborious

Industrious; requiring hard work, effort, and time

malignity

Intense ill will, a strong desire to cause harm to others

repose

relaxation; a state of rest for tranquility

capitulated

Surrendered; ceased to resist an opponent

procure

obtain, especially with care and effort

conciliatory

intended or likely to placate or pacify

lamentation

the passionate expression of grief or sorrow

denounced

publicly declare to be wrong

taciturn

reserved or uncommunicative in speech; quiet

witticism

a clever, sarcastic, or humorous statement; a joke

The Communist Manifesto

What book, written by Karl Marx, introduced the concept of communism?

Joseph Stalin

Who did Napoleon represent?

Nicholas II

Is the Czar of Russia?

KGB Secret Police

Who did the dogs represent?

Adolf Hitler

Who did Mr. Frederick represent?

Propoganda

Who did Squealer represent?

Mr. Jones shoots his gun

What breaks up the meeting with Old Major?

Beast of England

What song does Old Major teach the animals that becomes the anthem?

Comrade

What term do the animals use to refer to one another?

4 legs good, 2 legs bad

What maxim does Snowball reduce the principles to for the animals that are not very smart?

a sheep

Which animal was killed during the battle of Cowshed?

Boxer and Napoleon

Which two animals are awarded "Animal hero, first class" after the battle of cowshed

urinates on them

What does Napoleon do to Snowball's blueprints?

Snowball

Which character is chased off the farm by Napoleon's dogs?

They are banned

What decision does Napoleon make about the meetings?

They made the storehouse seem like it is full of food

What do the animals do to hide the lack of food from Mr. Whymper?

Napoleon's birthday

Besides the date of the Revolution and Cowshed, when will the gun be fired now?

7

How many commandments were there originally in Animalism?

The humans blow it up in the Battle of the Windmill

How is the windmill destroyed the second time?

4 legs good, 2 legs better

What maxim did the sheep learn to replace their previous saying?

Spontaneous demonstrations

Napoleon orders the animals to march around, hear speeches, and exult in his glory during what?

He collapses while hauling a boulder

How does Boxer injure himself?

He is sold to the glue factory

What happens to Boxer when he is unable to work?

The pigs carry whips, wear clothes, and walk on two legs

What surprises the other animals about the pigs?

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others

What new commandments replaces all the original commandments?

Manor Farm

What name is Animal Farm changed to in the last chapter?

For what historical event is Animal Farm an allegory for?

The Russian Revolution and Stalin's rise to power

A kind word or phrase used in place of one considered more harsh

What is a euphemism?

A reduction of food being called a "readjustment

What is an example of euphemism?

Humor and exaggeration used to ridicule vices or failings

What is satire?

He makes fun of Stalin by presenting him as a pig

What is an example of how Orwell uses satire?

An advance sign or warning of what is to come in the future

What is foreshadowing?

Napoleon takes the puppies into the barn loft

Which is an example of foreshadowing?

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others

Which of the following is a paradox?