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Identify and Explain Key Quotations in 'Lord of the Flies'

In this activity, students will identify key quotations in 'Lord of the Flies'.

'Identify and Explain Key Quotations in 'Lord of the Flies'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

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

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In the exam, you will need to be able to select key quotations and say something about what these show us about a character or a theme.


You will also need to be able to choose quotations from throughout the play, to support your ideas about themes or characters.


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



We will practice:

- identifying who is speaking in particular quotations

- identifying what key quotations tell us about a character

- identify which themes might be explored in a given quotation




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

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