The commandments of animalism. 7. All animals are created equals
The 7 Commandments “Four legs good, two legs bad.”
Mr. Jones lives on the Manor Farm, he is an alcoholic. The animals of the farm go to the barn to hear what old Major, the well respected prized Middle White Boar, has to say about a recent dream. Old Major tells the animals that humans are enemies of animals, because humans force animals to do all the jobs they cannot do. He also says they must work to overthrow the human race.
we need to recapture the farm !
The animals were unfed, and became so hungry they broke into the store-shed and started to eat the food in the bins. When Mr. Jones returns and sees what the animals have done, he began beating the animals. The animals then began beating on the humans, who eventually run away for their life. The animals were thrilled not to be anybody’s slave anymore, they create “The Seven Commandments”.
The animals all worked hard in the field collectively, and were rewarded with a great harvest season. Boxer was the hardest worker of all the animals, his personal motto was, “I will work harder”. Some animals had trouble learning and memorizing “The Seven Commandments” so Snowball decided to simplify the Commandments to, “Four legs good, two legs bad.”
Snowball and Napoleon send pigeons to neighboring farms telling them of their rebellion and urging them to do the same.In October, Mr. Jones and other farmers come to back to Manor Farm, to try to recapture it. They knew that Mr. Jones would come back, and were prepared for it. Snowball was in charge of defensive operations, but after they defeated Mr. Jones, Boxer accidentally kills a boy.
Clover confronts Mollie about her lacking work ethic, soon after that Mollie disappeared. Snowball and Napoleon had become bitter rivals with one another. Snowball wanted to build a windmill on the farm, but Napoleon wanted no part of it. Nine dogs chase Snowball off the farm. Napoleon announces that the windmill will be built, he claims the reason he wasn’t in favor of it was because it was his idea, but stolen by Snowball.
The animals work very hard, for the entirety of the year and had enough food to last them through out the summer. Every Monday Mr. Whymper comes around to the farm and gets orders for food, or supplies. One morning in November, they awoke to find the almost finished windmill in ruins. Even though there had been a violent windstorm the night before, Napoleon blames in it on Snowball. Napoleon also says that they will begin the rebuilding immediately and will build every day until it is finished.