The Question and Answer section for Animal Farm is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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I think simply their new life was a novelty and the animals still felt the dream of Old Major within them. It is not until the end of chapter 3 when the pigs begin to take over and fear is instilled within the other animals.
Cowshed was much better planned. Snowball had studied battles of Julius Caesar and outsmarted and outmaneuvered the humans. With the battle of the Windmill, Napoleon expected an attack but was not prepared. Instead of fighting and strategizing,...