Study Guide to Lord of the Flies and Other Works by William Golding

Study Guide to Lord of the Flies and Other Works by William Golding

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by William Golding, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983. Titles in this study guide include Lord of the Flies, The Inheritors, Pincher Martin, and Free Fall.

As a collection of novels, Golding's work offers commentary on modern society and the primitive behavior of people. Moreover, his stories are based in reality and include literary devices such as symbolism and irony. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Golding's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645425441
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 07/10/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 4th ed.
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction To William Golding 1 2) Lord of the Flies: Textual Analysis 6 Chapter 1: The Sound Of The Shell 6 Chapter 2: Fire On The Mountain 11 Chapter 3: Huts On The Beach 15 Chapter 4: Painted Faces And Long Hair 19 Chapter 5: Beast From Water 23 Chapter 6: Beast From Air 25 Chapter 7: Shadows And Small Trees 28 Chapter 8: Gift For The Darkness 31 Chapter 9: A View To A Death 36 Chapter 10: The Shell And The Glasses 39 Chapter 11: Castle Rock 41 Chapter 12: Cry Of The Hunters 44 3) Lord of the Flies: Character Analyses 47 4) Lord of the Flies: Essay Questions And Answers 56 5) The Inheritors: Textual Analysis 65 Chapter I 65 Chapter II 67 Chapter III 70 Chapter IV 72 Chapter V 74 Chapter VI 76 Chapter VII 78 Chapter VIII 80 Chapter IX 82 Chapter X 84 Chapter XI 86 Chapter XII 88 6) The Inheritors: Character Analyses 91 7) Pincher Martin: Textual Analysis 95 Chapters 1 and 2 95 Chapters 3 and 4 97 Chapters 5 and 6 99 Chapters 7 and 8 101 Chapters 9 and 10 103 Chapters 11 and 12 105 Chapters 13 and 14 107 8) Pincher Martin: Character Analyses 109 9) Free Fall: Textual Analysis 111 Chapter I 111 Chapter II 113 Chapter III 115 Chapter IV 117 Chapter V 119 Chapter VI 120 Chapter VII 122 Chapter VIII 124 Chapter IX 126 Chapter X 128 Chapter XI 130 Chapter XII 132 Chapter XIII 134 Chapter XIV 136 10) Free Fall: Character Analyses 138 11) Free Fall: Essay Questions And Answers 142 12) Critical Commentary 153 13) Bibliography 158

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