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:
Practice close reading skills (using a specific extract from Chapter One of the novel).
Explore the setting of the novel (the island) in detail.
Cater to visual learners (draw a map of the island using the information from the extract)
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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