The Question and Answer section for Animal Farm is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
They were spreading rumors about disorder and suffering to discourage their animals from turning against them.
The items thrown into the well or burned were symbolic of Jones' reign over the farm. All were items of oppression and all were destroyed.
The harness-room at the end of the stables was broken open; the bits, the nose-rings, the dog-chains, the...
Squealer tells the other animals that the pigs need the apples and that if they fail in their duties...... Mr. Jones will return.