This download contains a presentation about the symbolism behind the allegory, Animal Farm. These slides will show the students the historical context behind Orwell's story. The symbols represented in this presentation are:
Karl Marx/ Lenin
Tsar Nicholas II
The Proletariat/Disengaged Citizens
The Five Year Plan
The symbolism is accompanied by a detailed description of the historical context of the symbolism. This presentation in a great way to introduce these concepts to your students.