Who is speaking at the beginning and throughout the Apology? For instance,
the text starts with; "How you have felt, O men of Athens, at hearing
the speeches of my accusers, I cannot tell." Who is saying that?
Who is being accused? Who is making the accusations? Who is the main character
What has Socrates been accused of? What are the "older accusations"?
What is being accused of at the trial? How does he answer those accusations?
What was Chaerephon's question to the Delphic Oracle and what did the
priestess reply? What is the Delphic Oracle? Why did the oracle's answer
puzzle Socrates? What did Socrates proceed to do in response to the oracle's
answer? What is Socrates' conlusions as to the correct interpretation
of the oracle's answer?
What charges does Meletus bring against Socrates at the trial? reread
the arguments that Socrates uses to refute Meletus' charges. These arguments
are typical examples of the Socratic Method; describe how it is that Socrates
suceeds in refuting Meletus using the method.
What is Socrates' view of death? How it is possible that Socrates, having
been condemmed to death, still believes that "a good person can suffer
- The Apology.