This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Benjamin - This character, a donkey, is "the oldest animal on the farm, and the worst tempered."
Boxer - One of the two cart-horses on the farm, this character's biggest triumph is his work on the windmill. Despite his strength, he is sensitive to the feelings of others.
Clover - A "stout, motherly mare," this character is one of the two cart-horses on the farm.
Frederick - This character runs the farm called Pinchfield. His farm is better run than Pilkington's, but he is always involved in law suits.
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