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Lord of the Flies
The Sound of the Shell
“The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon…All round him the long scar smashed into the jungle was a bath of heat” (Golding 7).
Pages 9-10, 12, 28, 29
Shaped like a boat
Creepers = Vines
What is the scar?
Found in the weeds on page 16
Used to call the boys out of the jungle
Ralph controls the conch
Within the chart write quotes and information about the characters that show who they are and how they act
Be sure to leave room for more information that you can add while reading the next chapters
Create a chart in your notes for the following characters:
This chart is for your notes and future essay prep
You and a partner have 12 minutes to work on this
Simon as a symbol of Christ
Carpenter (builds huts)
No offensive traits
Stands up for the mistreated (Piggy)
Island is his Eden (perfect place)
Children come to him for help and direction
Jack’s Mental State
“At length he let out his breath in a long sigh and opened his eyes…eyes that in this frustration seemed bolting and nearly mad” (48).
“He tried to convey the compulsion to track down and kill that was swallowing him up” (51).
Journal 1: Conflict
Ralph the Builder
Jack the Hunter
We have two leaders with different styles and motivations.
What kind of problems might this cause?
Has either one been an effective leader?
Can either control those under his command?
“Two shelters were in position, but shaky. This one was a ruin. ‘And they keep running off. You remember the meeting? How everyone was going to work hard until the shelters were finished?’” (50).
“There was only the faintest indication of a trail here; a cracked twig…He lowered his chin and stared at the traces as though he would force them to speak to him” (48).
Theme and Symbol Timelines
Within your notes create timelines for the main symbols and themes that are found in Lord of the Flies
Quotes and examples showing the evolution of each will be quite helpful
The more complete your notes, the better you will be able to successfully complete the essay at the end of the novel
Once again, leave room for additions during future readings
Desire vs. Need
Read Chapters 4-6 for next class