This course presents an overview of Golding's masterpiece Lord of the Flies. Slides break the plot into twelve easily digestible parts. Major characters are explored with a mind map. Principal themes are discussed and a quiz is presented to test your knowledge of the text.
An introduction to this course on William Golding's Lord of the Flies. This course will explore the plot of the novel in 12 parts, as well as discussing the major themes of the text and also a visual profile of the main characters. A quiz will finish.
William Golding's 1953 novel tells the story of a group of British schoolboys stranded on a desert island during wartime. The war they create among themselves becomes just as deadly as that is the outside world as the boys begin a process of devolution that ultimately sees them as nothing more than a tribe of bloodthirsty savages.
This course presents an overview of Lord of the Flies exploring a chapter-by-chapter plot of the text. Main characters are considered. Major themes are discussed. At the end, a quiz will test what you have learned.
This slide show presents Lord of the Flies in twelve parts, each matched to a chapter within the novel. The plot details how the schoolboys journey from civilised innocents to the brutal savages seen at the end of the story.
This mind map is a useful tool for visualising the relationships between the major characters in Lord of the Flies. Quotes and events show how Ralph, Jack, Piggy and Simon develop through the book, and how they affect each other.
This slide show discusses the major themes of Lord of the Flies. Concepts such as innocence, war, savagery, fear, evil and society are the principal concerns of Golding's text. This section explains how the themes shape the plot and vice-versa.
Flash cards presenting memorable quotes from Golding's Lord of the Flies. Quotes are explained in context and readers are shown where to find them within the text. A must-have study aid for Lord of the Flies.