'Lord of the Flies' (William Golding) - Chapter 1 - Analysing the Island Setting Worksheet + ANSWERS

This handout focuses on Chapter 1 of William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies, specifically forcing students to analyse the island as a crucial and symbolic setting of the story. The handout objectives include:

  1. Practice close reading skills (using a specific extract from Chapter One of the novel).

  2. Explore the setting of the novel (the island) in detail.

  3. Cater to visual learners (draw a map of the island using the information from the extract)

  4. Digging deeper: the island as an allegory for civilisation (writing task)

Edition of the novel used: Lord of the Flies (William Golding), Faber and Faber Educational Edition.


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