English Literature GCSE: Animal Farm - Characters

Some of the key characters in Animal Farm by George Orwell are explored through police interview-style dramatisation.

The four characters of Napoleon, Old Major, Squealer and Snowball are interviewed separately by police officers and respond to questions designed to explore their respective motivations and perspectives.

This is from the series: LIT P.D

Teacher Notes

Could be used as part of an exploration of character and theme, either after an initial reading or as part of a revision activity.

Students could use this clip as the stimulus for their own presentation on a different character from the novel, or as the basis for an essay-style response to one of the characters explored in this clip.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching English Literature at GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 5 and Higher in Scotland.

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