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Define and give an example of Allusion.

reference to a person, or an event from Literature, religion; Simon's conversation with the LOF that resembles Christ

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Define and give an example of symbolism

Something represents other thing; Piggy's glasses represent the end of civilization

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Define and give an example of protagonist

Main character in a story; Ralph

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Define and give an example of antagonist

Opposite of the main character or their enemy; Jack, island, war, beastie

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Define and give an example of Foreshadowing

When the author gives you clues to what will happen later in the story; Jack's attack on Piggy

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Piggy is symbolic for what?

The idea of wisdom and intelligence

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Piggys glasses are symbolic for what?

The end of civilization

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Ralph and piggy getting dressed for the meeting for the meeting with Jack is symbolic for what?

Rational thought of civilization in a world without it

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The fire is symbolic for what?

Hope and civilization

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The conch is symbolic for what?

Society, culture, and authority

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The fight for fire is symbolic for what?

Intentional violence

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List the themes and give an example of each.

Evil- it is in all of us and it appears when society is abandoned and savagery prevails uncontrollably
Fear- it causes division, over reacting, and loss of morale code
Society vs. Savagery- in the book is it Ralph vs. Jack; speech is a vision of society and silence represents savagery; the boys fear silence
Corruption of Innocence- the boys have a childish nature & struggles relate to young age & innocence
Human Nature- Is it good or bad? Is it neutral?
How does childhood shape your character?

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Describe the three main groups on the island.

Hunters-concerned with killing and glory
Ralph's Crew- concerned with survival and rescue
Littluns- eat, cry, and avoid the older boys

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Discuss the breakdown of civilization

They begin to ignore the conch, they break into groups, and start to act on fear

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How does each major character see rules?

Ralph-a way to live fairly
Jack-a way to punish and dominate
Piggy-necessity for survival and rescue

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Piggy warns the boys to do something when they get on the island. Do they listen? What happens?

Piggy tells them to make a list of the boys, they don't listen, and they loose a bit in the fire

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-appearing to be true but really false

Specious

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-the extreme ill will or hatred that exists between enemies

Enmity

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-exhibiting appropriate behavior (often understated/dignified)

Decorous

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-abundantly or excessively

Lavishly

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- somebody/something providing strong defense or support

Bastion

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-in a manner of shaking

Tremulously

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-expressed, thought, or done with emphasis

Emphatic

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-involved in trouble, disagreement, or conflict

Embroiled

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-showing shyness or lack of self-confidence

Diffidently

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-rebelliously against legal authority; especially against military control

Mutinously

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Mumps, Measles, and Mathematics are ALWAYS...

Singular

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Binoculars, eyeglasses, pants, and scissors are ALWAYS...

Plural

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Nouns of Amount deal with...

Distance, time, and money

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Total Amount = ______

Singular

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