The hierarchy and atmosphere of violence in such schools are strongly reflected in Lord of the Flies . Chapter 3 also investigates literature set in British public schools and compares aspects of this genre to aspects of Golding's novel ...
Author: Kirstin Olsen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Category: Literary Criticism
Offers excerpts dealing with major themes of Golding's novel, including the ignoble savage, education, adventure stories, religion, biology and evolution, and war and its aftermath, and suggests topics for further exploration.
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Author: Andrew Williams
Publisher: Reclam Verlag
Category: Foreign Language Study
Die bewährten Helfer bei der Vorbereitung auf Unterrichtsstunden, Referate, Klausuren und Abitur präsentieren sich mit neuen Inhalten und in neuer Gestalt − differenzierter, umfangreicher, übersichtlicher! * Präzise Inhaltsangaben zum Einstieg in den Text * Klare Analysen von Figuren, Aufbau, Sprache und Stil * Zuverlässige Interpretationen mit prägnanten Textbelegen * Informationen zu Autor und historischem Kontext * Didaktisch aufbereitete Info-Graphiken, Abbildungen und Tabellen * Aktuelle Literatur- und Medientipps Ganz neue Elemente sind: * Prüfungsaufgaben und Kontrollmöglichkeiten * Zentrale Begriffe und Definitionen als Lernglossar Der "Herr der Fliegen" ist Beelzebub, als Baal Zebub ein Dämon im Alten Testament, Symbol für die Verführbarkeit und – hier vor allem – Gewaltbereitschaft des Menschen. Eine Gruppe 6- bis 12-jähriger Schuljungen strandet auf einer Insel fern der Zivilisation. Zwei Gruppen bilden sich, es kommt zum Machtkampf und zum Mord: "Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!" Mit dieser Thematik wurde das Buch zum Schulklassiker. "Lord of the Flies" war William Goldings erster Roman und hat ihn weltberühmt gemacht. 1983 erhielt er dafür den Nobelpreis für Literatur.
Simon DONALD R. SPANGLER In Lord of the Flies the character Simon has about him a general aura of saintliness . Critics have suggested that Simon is a Christ figure . And William Golding , on the artist's part , has said that he ...
Author: William Golding
A Casebook Edition containing the full text of LORD OF THE FLIES, plus notes and critical essays The material in this casebook edition of one of the most widely read novels of our time includes not only the full text of LORD OF THE FLIES, but also statements by William Golding about the novel, reminisces of Golding by his brother, an appreciation of the novel by E.M. Forster, and a number of critical essays from various points of vierw. Included are psychological, religious, and literary approaches by noted scholars and studies of the novel's relation to earlier works, as well as to other writings by Golding. The editors have also included bibliographical material and explanatory notes. Edited by James R. Baker and Arthur P. Ziegler, Jr.
OF THE FLIES About the author William Golding ( 1911-93 ) was an English novelist . He wrote his first novel , Lord of the Flies , in 1953. Two aspects of his life are clearly reflected in this novel : first , Golding spent time in the ...
The production and publication of this novel, like Lord of the Flies, are contiguous to this “defining event of our time.”29 Although set in the distant past, and lacking the surface details specific to World War II found in Lord of the ...
Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Collects critical essays on the novel "Lord of the flies," focusing on its symbolism and the semiotics of the work.
Author: Gale, Cengage LearningPublish On: 2015-09-15
Crowther, Bosley, Review of Lord of the Flies, in New York Times, August 20, 1963, http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review? res=9F0DE3D71731E33ABC4851DFBE668388679EDE (accessed July 16, 2010). Golding, William, Lord of the Flies, ...
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
Category: Literary Criticism
A Study Guide for Peter Brook's "Lord of the Flies (film entry)," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
homeworkLord online.com/homework-online/lotf/index.html— This site offers brief author biographies, key quotes, and material on theme, symbolism, character analysis, and chapter summaries. A unique feature is a hand-drawn map of the ...
Author: Maureen Kelly
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Category: Literary Criticism
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies takes you on an exploration of William Golding's novel to the dark side of humanity, the savagery that underlies even the most civilized human beings. Follow Golding's group of young boys from hope to disaster and watch as they attempt to survive their uncivilized, unsupervised, and isolated environment. You can rely on CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies for character analyses, insightful essays, and chapter-by-chapter commentaries to ensure your safe passage through the rich symbolism of this novel. Other features that help you study include A brief synopsis of the novel A character map to help you see relationships among the characters A glossary that helps you get the most out of your reading An interactive quiz to test your knowledge Essay topics and review questions Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.