Genre of Animal Farm


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Which of the following characteristics of Animal Farm makes it a fable?

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1. The character Napoleon in Animal Farm is an allegory for which political figure?

2. Animal Farm is considered an allegory because it _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

George Orwell's Animal Farm fits into several literary genres. The questions in this quiz will test you on these different genres and how Animal Farm fits into each category.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This interactive quiz assesses your knowledge of the following:

  • Animal Farm as a fable
  • Who Orwell's character Napoleon represents
  • How Animal Farm is an allegory
  • What makes Animal Farm a satire
  • All of the genres of Animal Farm

Skills Practiced

With this quiz and worksheet, you will practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Animal Farm in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast genres from the lesson, such as allegory, fable and satire
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Orwell's characters in Animal Farm

Additional Learning

For more information about these topics, refer the the lesson associated with this quiz called Genre of Animal Farm. You'll examine:

  • Literary genres in general
  • Moral lessons in Animal Farm
  • What the story and characters in Animal Farm represent