Lord of the flies - setting and main characters

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Lord of the flies - setting and main characters

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

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