Read the passage from chapter 5 of Animal Farm.
On the third Sunday after Snowball's expulsion, the
animals were somewhat surprised to hear Napoleon
announce that the windmill was to be built after all. He
did not give any reason for having changed his mind,
but merely warned the animals that this extra task
would mean very hard work, it might even be
necessary to reduce their rations. The plans, however,
had all been prepared, down to the last detail. A
special committee of pigs had been at work upon them
for the past three weeks. The building of the windmill,
with various other improvements, was expected to
take two years.
That evening Squealer explained privately to the other
animals that Napoleon had never in reality been
opposed to the windmill. On the contrary, it was he
who had advocated it in the beginning, and the plan
How does Orwell use satire to achieve his purpose in
this passage? Select two options.
He uses parody to show how dictators deflect blame
to others.
He uses the three dogs to parody the idea that
loyalty will be rewarded.
He uses reversal to show that dictators do not abide
by their principles.
He uses Squealer's character to parody an
indifferent follower of a corrupt leader.
He uses ridicule to make fun of how people are
focused on economic gain.

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