Module 4 Discussion: Allegorical characters

In the Module 4 discussion you are taking a look at how the characters in Animal Farm fit into George Orwell's allegory in Animal Farm.

After you finish the readings for this week, start a new topic in the discussion forum. In your post, write a short paragraph for characters listed below that tells us whom from Russian History the character is meant to represent and why you think so. Please site at least one detail from the reading to justify your response. When you are finished, read and respond to at least 5 of your classmates' responses.
  • Napoleon
  • Snowball
  • Squealer
  • the other pigs
  • Boxer
  • Benjamin
  • the dogs
  • Mr. Jones
  • Moses
  • the sheep


Module 1: Getting Started                Module 4: Understanding the allegory, Part 1