This advanced handout and worksheet is designed as a pre-reading activity to help introduce students to the author of the novel “The Lord of the Flies” - William Golding, as well as to provide historical context within which much of Golding’s works were written (the post-World-War-II period). The handout includes:
An expository article about the author (biography, World War II experience, post-war life and writing.
Comprehension and discussion questions linked to the article and to the novel.
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