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Lord of the FliesRevision Checklist

CORE IDEAS/MESSAGE 

  • The overarching theme of Lord of the Flies is the conflict between the human impulse towards savagery and the rules of civilisation which are designed to contain and minimise it.

Can you:

Write a clear definition of symbol

Write a clear definition of theme

Write a clear definition of a motif

Write a clear definition of civilisation

Write a clear definition of a microcosm

Write a clear definition of dystopian fiction

Write a clear definition of an allegorical novel

Write a clear definition of Freud’s theory of personality

Write a clear definition of a foil

Write a clear definition of mankind’s essential illness

 

What was Golding’s experiences in WW2 and how did it shape the novel?

Explain the importance of totalitarian governments in LOTF?

What was the cold war and why is it relevant to LOTF?

What was happening to the British Empire in the 1950s?

What is the relevance of The Coral Island?

What is the importance of the Manhattan Project?

What job did Golding have before the war and how does that shape the novel?

 

Can you remember and write down 10-15 quotes without looking at notes

 

Understanding and Revision Topics

Notes

Plan

Write

Timed

Ralph

 

 

 

 

Jack

 

 

 

 

Piggy

 

 

 

 

Roger

 

 

 

 

Simon

 

 

 

 

Little ‘uns

 

 

 

 

The lord of the flies/Beast

 

 

 

 

Power

 

 

 

 

Spirituality and religion

 

 

 

 

The weak and the strong

 

 

 

 

Loss of innocence

 

 

 

 

Civilisation and Savagery

 

 

 

 

Human nature

 

 

 

 

Evil

 

 

 

 

The island

 

 

 

 

Fear