Lord of the flies - setting and main characters
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  • 1. Lord of the flies William Golding
  • 2. What would you do : if you were on a tropical island with other teens… with NO supervision from adults?
  • 3. … .ch 1 continued:
    • ~ Exploration of island:
  • 4. The island:
  • 5. … lagoon A shallow body of water separated from deeper sea by a bar .
  • 6. A lagoon: A shallow body of water separated from deeper sea by a bar .
  • 7. A typical island:
  • 8. Coral reef:a ridge of coral just beyond the beach (coral: hard shell-like substance)
  • 9. Coral REEF
  • 10. …island
  • 11. Mirage: optical illusion createdby a layer of hot air close to the ground
  • 12. Conch: sea shell
  • 13. Main characters: Ralph
    • athletic
    • charismatic
    • protagonist
    • Leader
    • Well-built
    • average guy
  • 14. Piggy
    • Intelligent
    • Trusts in science
    • Sickly:asthma,
    • overweight
    • insecure
  • 15. Jack
    • Leader of choir boys
    • strong-willed
    • antithesis of Ralph
    • Competitive
    • violent
  • 16. Simon
    • kind
    • considerate
    • spiritual
    • different
  • 17. Other characters:
    • Twins: Sam’nEric
    • Roger
    • Maurice
  • 18. Chapter 1
    • Pointers :
    • ~ Arrival on the island of different groups: Ralph & Piggy, the littluns; Jack and the choirboys
    • ~ Conch: shell;
    • ~ Symbol : an object representing something
    • ~ Significance / symbolic meaning:
    • An object to bring order / democracy; a
    • constructive society
    • ~ Ralph is voted in as chief (p30)
  • 19. pointers continued…
    • Exploration: no adults, uninhabited
    • Jack cannot kill the pig (p40-41)