Lord of the Flies Symbolism Group Work: Chapters 1-6
Please review the chapters we have read so far for the symbol/s you were assigned. Find evidence that would support your interpretation. All members of the group should write in their respective notebooks. You will share your findings/theories to the rest of the class and write in what the other groups found.
GROUP 1: BEASTIE
The boys are beginning to become very frightened of the beastie. What does the beastie symbolize?
GROUP 2: ROCK N ROLL
Rocks have appeared many times already. What do they symbolize?
GROUP 3: CONCH
We established that the conch symbolizes order and democracy. What is happening to the conch?
GROUP 4: FIRE, FIRE
The fire is the boys’ hope for rescue, but it can also be seen as being important in other ways. What does the fire represent?