Besides the animal characters, there are a few human beings who also figure the story. They are Mr. Jones, Mr. Pilkington, Mr. Frederick, and Mr. Whymper. They are all drawn briefly but convincingly.
Mr. Jones is the man who originally owns Animal Farm, and who is overthrown by the animals at the beginning of the revolution. He symbolizes corrupt and fatally-flawed governments that create societies ripe for Revolution. He represents capitalism and Czarism.
Mr. Pilkington is the neighboring farmer, and the owner of Foxwood Farm. He most probably symbolizes Churchill, the Prime Minister of England at that time. Therefore, his farm represents Britain and the capitalist economy of the time.
Mr. Frederick is the neighboring farmer, and the owner of Pinchfield Farm. He is the evil and cruel farmer to whom Napoleon eventually sells the pile of timber; he pays in forged bank notes, thus cheating Animal Farm. Frederick symbolizes Hitler so that Pi…