Questions and Answers The pigs supervised the work. They did no actual work. There was no wastage and no animal stole anything. Boxer did the work of three horses. It seemed the entire work of the farm rested on his shoulders. He was always on the spot where the work was the hardest. He started working half an hour earlier than the rest. His motto was “I will work harder” Nobody stole, nobody grumbled, the quarrelling and biting and jealousy which had been normal features of life in the old days had almost disappeared. Nobody shirked their work. Mollie: She did not get up early in the morning and had to leave work early because there was always a stone in her hoof. Cat: when there was work to be done the cat disappeared. She re-appeared at mealtimes. Benjamin: He seemed unchanged. He did his work in the same, slow obstinate way as before. He never volunteered for extra work. No work. Breakfast an hour later than usual. Hoisting of the flag. General assembly in barn where the coming week was planned and resolutions put forward. Ended with singing of Beasts of England. Green: green fields of England Hoof & horn: Future republic of Animals Resolutions were put forward Snowball and Napoleon was never in agreement Only pigs put forward resolutions The animals only voted Headquarters for the pigs. In the evenings they study blacksmithing, carpentering, and other necessary arts from books which they have brought from the farmhouse. He organized the animals into several committees. The Egg production committee The Clean Tails League The Wild Comrades Re-Education Committee The Whiter Wool movement Some animals could just not remember any letters of the alphabet. Four legs good, two legs bad. The sheep could not learn the alphabet and could not memorize the seven commandments. The education of the young was more important than anything that could be done for those that were already grown. He took five-year-old children away from their parents. The pigs used it for themselves. The pigs could get it and all the apples as well because they need it to keep them clever. The pigs are brainworkers. They need apples and milk to help them run the farm. They don’t even like apples and milk but they eat it for the sake of the animals and the farm. If they did not do it Jones would come back. If they did not, Jones would come back. They were afraid that Jones would come back if the pigs did not get enough apples. He makes them afraid of Jones’ return to convince them the pigs need the apples.