HMOD ISLAND DustinColin

What dangers do you see as a person stranded on this deserted island. Be specific and explain your answers? // First off is your health if you don't have food or water you will be dehydrated so that is number one thing we need to worry about. second you will need a good mental health not saying that in a bad way but i heard that people that are alone sometimes they get crazy like in this movie i saw and also you will need to think fast when your alone you will need shelter,food,water,and ways to try to get rescued so that's what i mean by good mental health i know there is different ways to say it.

Create a list of characters from the novel The Lord of the Flies and add details about them using textual evidence from the novel.

Ralph fair(8),12 years old(10),arrogant (didn't ask Piggy his name) (11))

Piggy-fat(7)short(7),has asthma(9)

Jack-ugly(20),tall(20)

Simon-Always fainting (20), skinny (24), vivid little boy (24)

Sam and Eric~ twins (21), chunky (19), vital (19)

Roger~ furtive (22), inner intensity (22), secrecy (22)

pick the rule you find most important (from the ones we created) and explain why that rule, above all others is most important on this island.

1. Travel in 2+/ you can travel in two b/c if someone needs help or if he or she is in trouble you can always help them out or run to the others and tell them that your pair needs help. Also if your pair doesn't know what to do you can always help him or her.

2. dont go out at night

3. share resources

4.clean up

5.communicate effectively

6.do your job

7.do not kill each other

One of the themes of this novel is survival. Explain why the setting of this story adds to or contributes to the theme.

Boys with no adults being on a island alone with ages no more than 13 years old,younger The island contributes to the theme because learning how to survive on their own and learning how to use the things around the island and learning how to hunt and fighting off predators.

Ralph has said, “This is a good island” (Golding 35). Ralph’s pronouncement will prove ironic; it is definitely NOT a good island. This is an example of foreshadowing. What problems do readers already know about? Explain why these problems prove this is NOT a good island after all.

The "snake like monster" that some of the boys have seen at night and is mentioned more than once is a clue that something is in there, roaming and most likely looking for something to eat. The fact that it is so hot in the island makes it hard for the boys to do hard labor and build things. Also the "creepers" that the boys can get caught in while running and or tangled in.

Symbols are physical things that represent abstract ideas. The following are some of the symbols from the novel The Lord of the Flies.

goodness, Simon

Te conch,law and order

Isolation,island

Democracy,platform

rescue,smoke

Anonymity,painted faces

temptation,meat

piggy's glasses-survival

Describe the Beast that seems to be stalking the island. Use the text as backup for your info.

From what we have heard from the story, there seems to be a lot of theories of that this "beast" looks like/ if there even is a beast. Percival has just mentioned to the boys that the beast lives in the ocean and only comes out at night. Then again Ralph and the boys also start to question if this "beast" is a ghost. Some of the boys believe they have seen this beast, and others believe that its all in there heads. We are not for sure if there is a beast or not, and if there is its actual appearance...

Name at least two things the boys are doing or have given up that show how they are now operating on instinct and no longer trying to follow the rules of society. Explain your answers with information from the text.

Some things the boys have given up doing is... using the bathroom where the rocks are along the island, and started going anywhere they need to go, which has now made the island dirty and even more unsanitary then it already is. They have started to drink straight out of the lake, instead of getting the water and putting it on coconut shells and they have been braking some of the rules such as going out at night, and not going out in pairs of two. All of this has caused the boys to start acting more "dirty" and there little hierarchy to start and fall apart.

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