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  • Metaphorical Language involves a comparison of unlike things
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    • 1. LORD OF THE FLIES
      Lo
    • 2. GOLDING
    • 3. Born in England
      1911-1993
    • 4. Taught philosophy
      & literature
    • 5. Spent time in Navy in WWII
    • 6. HE WON THE NOBEL PRIZE FORLITERATURE IN 1983
    • 7. HE WROTE LOTF AT
      THE HEIGHT OF THE COLD WAR
      AFTER WWII
    • 8. STORY BEGINS IN MIDDLE OF NUKE WAR
    • 9. THE BOYS ARE STRANDED ON AN ISLAND
    • 10. WHEN THEIR EVACUATION PLANE CRASHES
    • 11. SOUND FAMILIAR?
    • 12. THERE ARE NO ADULTS
    • 13. THIS NOVEL = ALLEGORY
      A STORY THAT USES CHARACTERS AND EVENTS TO REPRESENT ABSTRACT IDEAS
    • 14. THE ISLAND IS A MICROCOSM
    • 15. THERE ARE MULTIPLE THEMES IN THIS NOVEL
    • 16. EVERYONE HAS A DARKSIDE
    • 17. WITHOUT
      LAW
      MAN WILL REVERT TO ANARCHY
    • 18. FEAR CAN MAKE YOU COMMIT
      ATROCITIES
    • 19. Everyone loses
      their innocence
    • 20. IN THE STRUGGLE FOR POWER
      THERE ARE NO WINNERS
    • 21. motifs
    • 22. FREUD’S PERSONALITY THEORY
    • 23. GARDEN OF EDEN
    • 24. DEATH OF THEMARKED
    • 25. SPACES OF POWER
    • 26. OBJECTS OF POWER
    • 27. MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES
    • 28. nature
    • 29. SYMBOLS
    • 30.
    • 31.
    • 32.
    • 33.
    • 34. PARACHUTE MAN
    • 35. THE ISLAND ITSELF
    • 36. THE SCAR
    • 37.
    • 38. WOUNDS
    • 39. Sogetready