KQ: What is an allegory? Spot the Difference… The Seven Commandments 1. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy 2. Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings, is a friend 3. No animal shall wear clothes 4. No animal shall sleep in a bed 5. No animal shall drink alcohol 6. No animal shall kill any other animal 7. All animals are equal KQ: Can you rewrite the past? “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell, 1984 Massacre of the Innocents, Pieter Bruegel the Elder This painting represents the killing of innocent children when King Herod learned the son of God had been born and would take power from him. Yet there are no dead bodies… only sacks of grain, food parcels and animals… How strange… Philip II had the images of massacred children painted out … It reminded him and others of how he had brutally supressed the Dutch people. Can you see the child’s feet behind the goat? KQ: What happens when you achieve too much power? Find at least one fact about the following: 1) The Gulags 2) The Great Purge / Stalinist terror 3) Soviet propaganda KQ: What is Propaganda? KQ: How has the Dream changed? Dream: Reality: KQ: What key image or symbol would we use to represent this novel?