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- Watch each video in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Animal Farm Literary Analysis & Devices chapter exam.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about a literary analysis of Animal Farm and devices used to tell the story for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Exploration of the setting and themes in the novel
- Discussion of commandments, communism and animalism
- Role propaganda plays in the story
- Specific literary genre of Animal Farm
- Use of literary devices in the text including foreshadowing, point of view, personification, conflict, figurative language and irony
1. Animal Farm Setting
This lesson will discuss the setting (time and place) and its significance in George Orwell's 'Animal Farm.' We will cover how the setting exemplifies the theme of abuse of power and the allegory of the Russian Revolution.
2. Animal Farm Themes
Explore the diverse themes found in George Orwell's 'Animal Farm.' In this lesson, we will learn about the book's take on communism/socialism, the dangers presented by an uneducated working class, and the allure of power.
3. Commandments, Communism & Animalism in Animal Farm
In 'Animal Farm' by George Orwell, the philosophy surrounding Animalism seems solid, but once it is put into practice, power-hungry leadership twists it into something unrecognizable.
4. Propaganda in Animal Farm: Role & Examples
This lesson examines the role of propaganda in George Orwell's famous novel 'Animal Farm.' We'll look at several examples of propaganda throughout the book.
5. Genre of Animal Farm
In what genre is George Orwell's 'Animal Farm?' Is it an allegory? Is it a fable? Is it a satire? Who says it has to be just one of the three? This lesson explores each of the three literary genres that can be applied to 'Animal Farm.'
6. Foreshadowing in Animal Farm
Foreshadowing is used by George Orwell in 'Animal Farm' to indicate to readers that Rebellion may not be the answer to all of the animals' problems as they originally believed. Learn more about it in this lesson.
7. Point of View in Animal Farm
Point of view is important to know and understand when reading a work of literature, whether it's poetry or prose. In this lesson, learn what POV is and how it's utilized in George Orwell's ''Animal Farm''.
8. Personification in Animal Farm
In the novella, 'Animal Farm,' George Orwell uses personification of animals to make a political statement about the political events in Russia and Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. Watch this video to find examples of personification, and then take the quiz.
9. Conflict in Animal Farm
In 'Animal Farm' by George Orwell, there is an abundance of conflict between animals and Man and among the animals themselves. This lesson will take us through some of the major conflicts in this novella.
10. Figurative Language in Animal Farm
'Animal Farm,' George Orwell's satirical novella, is still widely read to this day for many reasons, including its captivating storyline. In this lesson, find out how figurative language moves that storyline along and for what purpose it's used.
11. Irony in Animal Farm: Examples & Analysis
Irony is used by George Orwell in 'Animal Farm' to make light of serious situations and keep the reader engaged. Let's learn more about the three types of irony used in 'Animal Farm.'
12. Animal Farm Vocabulary Words
George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' uses some words and concepts that might be unfamiliar to some readers. Let's take a look at what some of this stuff means.
Animal Farm Vocabulary Flashcards
Animal Farm is a short book that is packed full of advanced vocabulary and themes. These flashcards make mastering these unknown vocabulary words fun and easy.
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