George Orwell – Animal Farm (Practice Questions)

Q1. In Animal Farm, Orwell criticizes primarily which world leader? (a)Vladimir Lenin (b)Adolf Hitler (c)Leon Trotsky (d)Joseph Stalin Q2. Who owns the farm when the story of Animal Farm begins? (a)Benjamin (b)Mr. Jones (c)Orwell (d)Old Major Q3. What is George Orwell’s real name? (a)Eric Cantona (b)Eric Blair (c)Eric Morecambe (d)Eric Goldsmith Q4. According to old … Continue reading George Orwell – Animal Farm (Practice Questions)

George Orwell – Animal Farm (Novel Summary)

While Animal Farm contains broad themes about leadership, power and corruption that can be applied to many political circumstances and historical events, there are direct parallels to the Russian Revolution. To better understand the links between Animal Farm and the Russian Revolution, we have included a brief description of the historical figure or concept each … Continue reading George Orwell – Animal Farm (Novel Summary)

George Orwell – Biography

Early LifeBorn Eric Arthur Blair, George Orwell created some of the sharpest satirical fiction of the 20th century with such works as "Animal Farm" and "Nineteen Eighty-Four." He was a man of strong opinions who addressed some of the major political movements of his times, including imperialism, fascism and communism. The son of a British … Continue reading George Orwell – Biography