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The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008
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The Island That War Built K Weaver 2008

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  • 1. or Here piggy, piggy… or An Intro to The Lord of the Flies
  • 2. <ul><li>Kevin Weaver </li></ul><ul><li>Douglas Byrd High School </li></ul><ul><li>1624 Ireland Dr </li></ul><ul><li>Fayetteville, NC </li></ul>Home of the Eagles
  • 3. William Golding and The Lord of the Flies <ul><li>Born September 19, 1911 </li></ul><ul><li>Joined British Royal Navy during WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Book rejected 20 times </li></ul><ul><li>Bestseller in US & UK </li></ul><ul><li>Retired off of this book </li></ul>
  • 4. The Influence of a World War (II, that is) <ul><li>Golding was a rocket launcher commander during WWII. </li></ul><ul><li>Real-life violence </li></ul><ul><li>Brutality of war </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear blast </li></ul><ul><li>Small scale representation of the world </li></ul>
  • 5. Themes <ul><li>are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work. </li></ul>
  • 6. The loss of innocence <ul><li>Children to killers </li></ul><ul><li>Saving to lost </li></ul><ul><li>The glade </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t happen to the kids </li></ul>
  • 7. Civilization <ul><li>Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Peace </li></ul><ul><li>Morality </li></ul><ul><li>Good of group </li></ul>Savagery VS <ul><li>Gratification </li></ul><ul><li>Supremacy </li></ul><ul><li>The will of 1 </li></ul>
  • 8. Characters <ul><li>Allegorical novel – characters represent more than just themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Large supporting cast </li></ul><ul><li>4 main </li></ul>
  • 9. Ralph <ul><li>Protagonist </li></ul><ul><li>12 </li></ul><ul><li>Elected leader </li></ul><ul><li>Civilization </li></ul>
  • 10. Piggy <ul><li>Ralph’s second </li></ul><ul><li>Whiny and smart </li></ul><ul><li>Science and rationality </li></ul>
  • 11. Jack <ul><li>Antagonist </li></ul><ul><li>Leader of choir/hunters </li></ul><ul><li>Manipulative </li></ul><ul><li>Basic instincts </li></ul>
  • 12. Simon <ul><li>Shy, sensitive </li></ul><ul><li>Naturally “good” </li></ul><ul><li>Connected to nature </li></ul><ul><li>Kind to all things </li></ul><ul><li>Discovers the Beast </li></ul>
  • 13. In Conclusion <ul><li>Lord of the Flies is an allegorical novel using many symbols and themes that directly relate to the ideas and experiences that William Golding experienced during WWII. While written in the 50’s, the story very much relates to our society as well. </li></ul>
  • 14. Bibliography <ul><li>Bauer, Jerry. “GOLDING PHOTO PORTRAIT CA. 1975” 1975. William Golding. 23 February 2008. http://www.william- golding.org/golding/media.asp?me_id=52&me_rand=825475373 </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago Daily News, Inc., photographer. “[Secretary of the Navy Curtis Wilbur standing with naval officers in front of soldiers standing at attention in front of a building].” 1927. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi- bin/query/r?ammem/cdn:@field(NUMBER+@band(ichicdn+n082971)) </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago Daily News, Inc., photographer. “[Man holding Nathan Leopold's glasses].” 1924. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/cdn:@field(NUMBER+@band(ichicdn+n077043)) </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago Daily News, Inc., photographer.“[Vatican choir boys dressed in uniforms in bedroom].” 1919. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/cdn:@field(NUMBER+@band(ichicdn+n071356)) </li></ul><ul><li>Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc., photographer. “Frederick G. Necker, business at 554 W. 22nd St., New York City. Crucifix and candelabra.” 9 April 1945. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008.http://memory.loc.gov/cgi- bin/query/r?ammem/gottscho:@field(NUMBER+@band(gsc+5a11762)) </li></ul><ul><li>Horydczak, Theodor. “Airplanes. Eastern Lines plane II.” ca. 1920-ca. 1950. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008.http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/horyd:@field(NUMBER+@band(thc+5a36114)) </li></ul><ul><li>Jackson, William Henry. “Seven warriors in jungle, two dragging dead (?) body.” 1895. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008.http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/wtc:@field(NUMBER+@band(wtc+4a03176)) </li></ul><ul><li>Rhoads, Harry Mellon. “Easter / photo by Harry M. Rhoads.” Between 1920 and 1930. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/hawp:@field(NUMBER+@band(codhawp+00190929)) </li></ul><ul><li>Rhoads, Harry Mellon. “Pig / photo by Harry M. Rhoads.” Between 1920 and 1950. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/hawp:@field(NUMBER+@band(codhawp+00186930)) </li></ul><ul><li>Rothstein, Arthur. “Conch shells and crawfish, Key West, Florida.” January 1938. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008. http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/fsaall:@field(NUMBER+@band(fsa+8a09389)) </li></ul><ul><li>Rothstein, Arthur. “New York, New York. Skyline of midtown Manhattan.” December 1941. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008.http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/fsaall:@field(NUMBER+@band(fsa+8b16279)) </li></ul><ul><li>Sullivan, Arthur, Sir. “Onward, Christian soldiers! / A. S. Sullivan ; [performed by] The Calvary Choir and the Choir Boys of St. Andrew's Church, N.Y.” 1919. Library of Congress American Memory. 23 February 2008.http://memory.loc.gov/cgi- bin/query/r?ammem/papr:@field(NUMBER+@band(edrs+80452r)) </li></ul>
  • 15. By Kevin Weaver Douglas Byrd High School Cumberland County Schools Grades 10 – 12 World Literature and Publications February 25 , 2008

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