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Identify Key Themes in 'Lord of the Flies'

In this activity, students will identify the common themes in 'Lord of the Flies'

'Identify Key Themes in 'Lord of the Flies'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   AQA, Pearson Edexcel, Eduqas,

Curriculum topic:   Modern Texts: Prose, Post-1914 Play or Novel, Post-1914 Prose / Drama

Curriculum subtopic:   Lord of the Flies

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

What do you already know about the themes in 'Lord of the Flies'?

Some of the main themes in the novel are:

 

Innocence

Friendship

Nature

Rules and order

Civilisation

Power

Fear

Strength and weakness

Savageness 

 

 

In the exam, you may be asked to write about how a particular theme is presented by Golding.

 

You may also need to be able to write about the theme and how it is presented by Golding over the course of the novel.

 

This activity will help you to revise some of the most important features of the themes from 'Lord of the Flies'.

 

 

You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples. These quotations are for reference only.

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