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compose
used in Animal Farm

4 uses
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Definition
to write or create something with care — especially music or a literary work, but could be other things as diverse as a plan or a letter
  • In its place Minimus, the poet, had composed another song which began: Animal Farm, Animal Farm, Never through me shalt thou come to harm!
    p. 88.9
composed = written
  • Napoleon, with Squealer and another pig named Minimus, who had a remarkable gift for composing songs and poems, sat on the front of the raised platform, with the nine young dogs forming a semicircle round them, and the other pigs sitting behind.
    p. 57.0
  • composing = writing
  • The general feeling on the farm was well expressed in a poem entitled Comrade Napoleon, which was composed by Minimus and which ran as follows:
    p. 94.2
  • composed = written
  • Afterwards there were recitations of poems composed in Napoleon's honor, and a speech by Squealer giving particulars of the latest increases in the production of foodstuffs, and on occasion a shot was fired from the gun.
    p. 116.2
composed = written
There are no more uses of "compose" in Animal Farm.

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