The pigs announce that they will arrange to bring Boxer to a human hospital to recuperate, but when the cart arrives, Benjamin reads the writing on the cart’s sideboards and announces that Boxer is being sent to a glue maker to be slaughtered.

Who took Boxer away in Animal Farm?

Animal Farm part 18 – the glue factory wagon takes Boxer away, much to Benjamin’s distress. The pigs receive alcohol in return for Boxer’s life.

Where was boxer sold for in Animal Farm?

Some of the animals had noticed that the van which took Boxer away was marked “Horse Slaughterer,” and had actually jumped to the conclusion that Boxer was being sent to the knacker’s.

What happened to Boxer in Animal Farm Chapter 8?

Frederick’s men plant dynamite at the base of the windmill and blow the whole structure up. Enraged, the animals attack the men, driving them away, but at a heavy cost: several of the animals are killed, and Boxer sustains a serious injury.

What happens to Boxer and how do the animals accept it?

What happened to Boxer and how do the other animals accept it? Boxer was taken to the Knackers and the other animals accepted it because Squealer convinced the other animals that it was a vet that hadn’t painted over the Knacker sign on the van.

Where do they take Boxer?


After he is helped back to his stall, Squealer informs them that Napoleon has sent for the veterinarian at Willingdon to treat him. When the van arrives to take Boxer to the hospital, however, Benjamin reads its side and learns that Boxer is actually being taken to a knacker, or glue-boiler.

What happens to Boxer in Animal Farm Chapter 9?

Soon Squealer announces that the doctors could not cure Boxer: he has died at the hospital. He claims to have been at the great horse’s side as he died and calls it the most moving sight he has ever seen—he says that Boxer died praising the glories of Animal Farm.

Did the pigs sell Boxer?

Unfortunately, he is too loyal, the pigs take advantage of this and work him until he collapses. Then they sell him to the horse slaughterer so that they can buy more whisky.

What were Boxer’s last words?

Boxer’s death is turned into a day of honouring him. Squealer says that his sayings, “Comrade Napoleon is always right” and “I will work harder!” should live on in all the animals; ergo another excuse to make the animals work even harder.

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