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Boxer

Boxer represents the Royal Proletariat.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Boxer

Boxer is a cart-horse who is incredibly strong, dedicated, and loyal.  He plays a key role in the early prosperity of Animal Farm and then later                                     
the completion of the windmill.  He is quick to help but not so quick-witted, Boxer shows a lot of devotion to Animal Farm’s ideals                          
but he has little ability to think about them independently. He unknowingly trusts the pigs to make all his decisions for him.
His two mottoes are “I will work harder” and “Napoleon is always right.”  Boxer is the most sympathetic character in this novel.  He is also the epitome of the
working horse: he is strong, loyal and dedicated.  But he does have on problem, he puts too much trust into the pigs and since he is slow-witted,
he lets the pigs make his decisions and he in turn doesn't think for himself.


Boxer pitiful death at a glue factory dramatically illustrates the extent of the pigs’ betrayal.  Boxer, before being carted off, he served as the force that held
Animal Farm together.

Citation:
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/animalfarm/canalysis.html#Boxer
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