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Animal Farm - Context and Background

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To make sense of Animal Farm, it's vital to understand what triggered the Russian Revolution of 1917, its development and later results. So, let’s begin by learning a little about the context and background, as well as its author George Orwell.

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And here is the story of the Russian Revolution - Part 1. A 10-minute Documentary to begin to better understand the Russian Revolution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMGrIwLj7gU

Extra resource to learn more about Animal Farm can be found at SparkNotes: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/animalfarm/

And this is the story of the Russian Revolution, in color – 2007 Full Documentary [1:33]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Me7vZ1qes8k

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