Notes English 9 ______________ (Date) Name Date Block # LOTF ch. 6: Allegory **Due Today: Nothing I) Bellwork: What does it mean if something is a symbol? What are some common symbols today? Think of some symbols for: love, hate, freedom, justice, good, evil, order, or chaos. If you could have one thing symbolize you, what would it be and why?-75 words II) LOTF is an Allegory a) Allegory defined: Writing in which all or most of the characters, settings, and events stand for (are symbolic of) ideas, qualities, or figures beyond themselves. III) Common symbols and their meanings Symbol Meanings Heart Wedding ring Peace sign Love Marriage Peace ***List 7 more for each side*** IV) LOTF symbols and their meanings Symbol Fire Conch Piggy Ralph Roger Simon Jack Littluns Island Glasses Beast Lord of the Flies Meanings Rescue/cooperation/hope Leadership/order/law Intelligence/common sense/science Good leaders/authority Evil people/criminals/psychopaths Good people/religious leaders Bad, savage, power-hungry leaders Common people Natural goodness, perfect place Technology/clear vision Fear/danger “Beelzebub”/??? V) Assignment (1) Read Ch. 6 (2) Answer study guide questions 5&6 (3) Quiz next class 3&4 Notes English 9 ______________ (Date) Name Date Block # VI) Study Guide questions ch. 5&6 (1) How does the author show us that Ralph is finally beginning to face the realities of their existence? (2) Compare Ralph’s treatment of the littluns with Jack’s (3) What is Simon saying when he thinks the “beast” may be inside the boys themselves? (4) What do Sam and Eric tell the boys they have seen? What is it actually? (5) Why do Ralph and Jack decide to go find the beast?