Socratic Seminar

Tomorrow in class, we will have a Socratic Seminar on Animal Farm. You must bring these prepared questions to participate in the discussion:


Animal Farm Socratic Seminar Questions


For Friday’s Socratic Seminar prepare for the following questions.  You should type (write) out your answers and bring them to class.


  1. In a good leader is it more important for the person to have good ideas (ideology) or to be able to motivate people to act?
  2. In Animal Farm how does power corrupt those who possess it?
  3. Describe how we see tyranny and oppression in the novel Animal Farm.
  4. What, if anything, do the animals learn by the end of Animal Farm?