Flashcards in english: final Deck (68)
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
Define and give an example of symbolism
Something represents other thing; Piggy's glasses represent the end of civilization
Define and give an example of protagonist
Main character in a story; Ralph
Define and give an example of antagonist
Opposite of the main character or their enemy; Jack, island, war, beastie
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
Piggy is symbolic for what?
The idea of wisdom and intelligence
Piggys glasses are symbolic for what?
The end of civilization
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
The fire is symbolic for what?
Hope and civilization
The conch is symbolic for what?
Society, culture, and authority
The fight for fire is symbolic for what?
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?
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
Discuss the breakdown of civilization
They begin to ignore the conch, they break into groups, and start to act on fear
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
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
-appearing to be true but really false
-the extreme ill will or hatred that exists between enemies
-exhibiting appropriate behavior (often understated/dignified)
-abundantly or excessively
- somebody/something providing strong defense or support
-in a manner of shaking
-expressed, thought, or done with emphasis
-involved in trouble, disagreement, or conflict
-showing shyness or lack of self-confidence
-rebelliously against legal authority; especially against military control
Mumps, Measles, and Mathematics are ALWAYS...
Binoculars, eyeglasses, pants, and scissors are ALWAYS...
Nouns of Amount deal with...
Distance, time, and money