CliffsNotes on Orwell's Animal Farm


Written by: George Orwell

Type of Work: novel

Genre: political satire; allegory

Main Characters: Old Major; Snowball; Napoleon

First Published: 1945

Setting: Mr. Jones' Manor Farm

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