Ms. Gokturk

Composition

 

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?