Lord of the Flies Seminar

75 points (speaking = 50 / written preparation =25)


Explore in writing (30-50 words each) your opinions on the following questions.  Include at least two specific text references with page numbers to support your opinions.  Use these notes and the book during seminar discussion.


  1. Choose either of the following two questions, or explore them as one: a) What is The Beast, and how does it fit into the novel’s exploration of Good and Evil? B) According to the novel, why can’t we all just get along and act “civilized?”
  2. If you were stuck on an island, would you rather have Piggy or Simon there with you?  Why?  Remember to use the text for support.
  3. Is Jack really a bad guy?  Is Ralph really a good guy?
  4. You create a question.  Write a full response to your question.