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  1. 1. Story Grammar Created by Morgan, Caroline, and Sarah Information found in: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_of_view_%28literature%29 http://www.co.sauk.wi.us/dept/pz/farm_pres.htm
  2. 2. Setting <ul><li>Manor Farm, England </li></ul><ul><li>(the countryside) </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Farm is a timeless setting symbolizing that the events of the story could take place any time, anywhere involving someone with too much power. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tone <ul><li>In the beginning of the story, the tone is misery and indignation. The animals are tired of working and receiving nothing in return. They all feel like they deserve a break. </li></ul><ul><li>In the middle of the story, all the animals are motivated to do the work that would help their society. After the rebellion, they all feel like everything will be alright and the all of the animals will be equal from now on. </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of the story, the tone returns to the beginning tone of misery and indignation, as well as defeat. The animals have to work just as hard as they had before the rebellion because Napoleon took over. Napoleon and Man end up being equal (above the other animals). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Point of View <ul><li>The Point of View in this fable is third person omniscient. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd person omniscient is when the narrator does not participate in the action, but tells the reader what the characters are thinking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This point of view focuses on any character in any action. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The omniscient narrator is generally the most reliable because the reader knows the thoughts of all the characters not just one. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Characters <ul><li>Protagonist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In the beginning, all the animals are the protagonist because they are working together to defeat Mr. Jones. Throughout the story and at the end the animals remain the protagonists. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antagonist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At the start of the story, Mr. Jones, Mr. Frederick, and Mr. Pilkington are only working to the benefit of themselves, not the animals. In the middle of the story, Mr. Fredrick and Mr. Pilkington are working against the farm. However, at the end Mr. Fredrick and Mr. Pilkington are working with Napoleon and the rest of the pigs. At the end, Napoleon, the pigs, and the humans are the antagonists. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Conflicts: MAN VS. MAN <ul><li>Animals vs. Mr. Jones- After Old Major has a stirring dream, the animals become restless and make plans to rebel against Mr. Jones. They feel once they have accomplished the rebellion against Jones, everything will be better and everyone will be equal. </li></ul><ul><li>Snowball vs. Napoleon- Once the animals have taken over the farm, Snowball and Napoleon, the two leaders, start having trouble working together and Napoleon becomes greedy for more power. In the end Napoleon defeats Snowball by chasing him away. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conflicts: MAN VS. NATURE <ul><li>Animals vs. Winter-After the windmill is blown down, Napoleon ordered the animals to work through the winter. The winter was bitter cold and the animals received little to eat because rations were cut. Throughout the winter, all of the animals struggled to survive. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conflicts: MAN VS. SOCIETY <ul><li>Animals vs. Mr. Jones, Mr. Fredrick, Mr. Pilkington (mankind)- Before and after the Rebellion the humans are a threat to the animals. The farmers wanted the animals to obey them while the animals wanted to live independently. The pigs use the negative image of Man (“Jones coming back”) to frighten the other animals into doing what they are told. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Conflicts: MAN VS. SOCIETY <ul><li>Other Farms vs. Manor Farm- Before and during Napoleon’s reign, the farms around the country are talking about Manor farm and how it is run completely by animals. They are all scared that the animals on their farm will rebel. </li></ul><ul><li>Mollie vs. Animalism- From the beginning, Mollie is unsure whether the animals should rebel against Mr. Jones. She likes the ribbons and sugar lumps that he gives her and wasn’t sure if she wants to live without them. A few weeks after the Rebellion, Mollie runs away to the other side of Willigdon so she could live in the luxury that she wanted. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Plot <ul><li>Exposition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jones, a drunken farmer leaves animals unfed and uncomfortable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction of Mr. Jones and the animals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Old Major, a respected pig, tells about his dream where there will be a place one day where animals rule themselves </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Plot <ul><li>Beginning Conflict </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rebellion (animals defeat Mr. Jones) The rebellion begins with Mr. Jones forgetting to feed the animals. The animals decide to break into the farmer’s food source leading Mr. Jones and the other farmers to whip and beat the animals causing the animals to rebel. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Plot <ul><li>Rising Action </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Animals write the Seven Commandments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animals work hard, get along, and have a good harvest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battle of Cowshed (animals defeat the people again) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snowball comes up with the idea of a windmill and draws plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The farm goes back and forth with their support for Napoleon and Snowball. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon trains puppies for an unknown reason </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Plot <ul><li>Climax </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon uses his trained puppies to chase Snowball off the farm for good. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Plot <ul><li>Falling Action </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon stops meetings and debates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon decides to build the windmill and gives himself all the credit for the idea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. Whymper is hired to be the farm’s solicitor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seven Commandments start to change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Napoleon starts to blame everything that goes wrong on Snowball </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executions on some of the animals take place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Beasts of England” song is banned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A new poem, “Comrade Napoleon”, was written in its place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battle of the Windmill takes place and the animals hardly win </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Farm is turned into a republic and Napoleon becomes the president </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boxer is taken away to a slaughter house, but Napoleon tricks the animals by telling them Boxer was going to a veterinarian </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Plot <ul><li>Resolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pigs are equal to man and animals finally realize this. Farmers also realize the pigs cheat, lie, and manipulate to get their way. </li></ul></ul>