Animal Farm

even boxer does not believe that snowball was always a traitor. Why is his saying so a dangerous move? What clues are given in the text?

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Certainly questioning Napoleon's edict can have harsh consequences. DEspite Squealers twisted lies, Boxer argues,

"I do not believe that," he said. "Snowball fought bravely at the Battle

of the Cowshed. I saw him myself. Did we not give him 'Animal Hero, first

Class,' immediately afterwards?"

Squealer runs through various lies but Boxer persists. Finally Squealer takes on a rather threatening tone,

"Our Leader, Comrade Napoleon," announced Squealer, speaking very slowly

and firmly, "has stated categorically--categorically, comrade--that

Snowball was Jones's agent from the very beginning--yes, and from long

before the Rebellion was ever thought of."


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