Animal Farm

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Irony
When a writer uses words that suggest the opposite of what they actually mean
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Satire
A written attack that makes something look foolish or unpleasant – ironic humour is often used to draw our attention to follies that the author is attacking
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Allegory
A story that mirrors historic events or wider ideas
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Fable
A short story that contains a moral message
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Subversion
The pigs completely change the meaning of the words.
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Obfuscation
The Pigs deliberately mislead the animals by using words that they find confusing.
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Distortion
The meanings of words are twisted out of shape, reducing language to nonsense.
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Card 2

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A written attack that makes something look foolish or unpleasant – ironic humour is often used to draw our attention to follies that the author is attacking

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Satire

Card 3

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A story that mirrors historic events or wider ideas

Back

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Card 4

Front

A short story that contains a moral message

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The pigs completely change the meaning of the words.

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