Animal Farm Setting


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How does Orwell use setting to show the subtle abuse of power by the pigs in Animal Farm?

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1. How does George Orwell mock both Capitalist and Communist government in Animal Farm?

2. What battle does the Battle of the Windmill represent in Animal Farm?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While the setting of George Orwell's Animal Farm isn't the same setting as the real-life historical events the story parallels, it still plays an important role in communicating the theme of the story and represents those real-life places and events. Complete the questions of this assessment to find out how much you know about the setting of Animal Farm and how it is used. The mocking of Capitalist and Communist governments will be featured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions were assembled to test your knowledge of:

  • The use of setting to show the abuse of power
  • How Orwell mocks both capitalist and communist in his book
  • What the Battle of the Windmill represents
  • The country Animal Farm is set in
  • The era of the story

Skills Practiced

This assessment will provide you with an opportunity to practice skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the setting of Animal Farm
  • Making connections - use your understanding to know about abuse of power
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the Battle of Windmill

Additional Learning

Review the lesson, Animal Farm Setting, for an effective way to reinforce your understanding of how Orwell used the setting of Animal Farm to communicate the message of his story. After the lesson you will be better able to complete this assessment and know more about:

  • The different ways Orwell used the setting of the story
  • Historical events referenced in story
  • The overall theme of the story