Animal Farm chapters 9 &10 Vocabulary and Questions

Superannuated Retired
Solemnly Seriously
Contemptuously Scornfully or disgusted
Pension Sum of money paid as a retirement benefit
Inebriates Drunkards
Unanimously In complete agreement
Filial Respect due from a son or daughter
Simultaneously Happening at the same time
What special treatment did the piglets get? They received a special education, piglets were discouraged from laying with the other animals, pigs had the right of passage, pigs could wear green ribbons on their tail on sundays.
what happened to Boxer? Boxer was getting old and eventually “retired” they put him in a horse stall and a couple of days later a horse slaughter/ glue maker came and got him. Napoleon said it was really a vet that got a new truck and hasn’t been able to repaint it. really the pigs sold Napoleon to the horse slaughter/ glue maker to get money to buy a case of whiskey.
The animals on the farm worked hard. What was their consolation (reward)? They were not working for man, they were working for themselves.
What was Clover startled to discover? She saw a pig walking on their hind legs.
What commandment took place of the seven commandments? All animals are equal, some animals are more equal than others.
What did the other animals see when they looked in to the farmhouse window? They saw the pigs in alliance with the humans. The animals couldn’t tell the pigs from the humans because the pigs were starting to act so much like the humans now.

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