Animal Farm Symbolism & Symbols


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In Animal Farm, what is the symbolism of the animals like Clover the horse and Muriel the goat?

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1. In Animal Farm, which character symbolizes Russia's Tsar Nicholas II?

2. In Animal Farm, what does the windmill symbolize?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to affirm your understanding of what symbolism is and how it is used in Animal Farm. You will be quizzed on what certain objects and characters are meant to represent in this classic novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Question topics in this assessment tool include:

  • The definition of symbolism
  • The name of the character symbolizing Russia's Tsar Nicholas II
  • What the windmill and the farm symbolize
  • Things that are and are not symbols in Animal Farm

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding how symbolism is used in Animal Farm
  • Making connections - use understanding of the link between fictional characters and objects and real-life figures
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define symbolism

Additional Learning

More details about the use of this artistic practice can be found in the lesson Animal Farm Symbolism & Symbols. Review of this lesson will enhance your knowledge of:

  • What symbolism is and how it is used
  • What the animal farm is a symbol for
  • The concepts represented by the windmill