Write a commentary of from 1 ½ to 2 pages in length in which you

Lord of the Flies Independent Reading Assignment
Write a commentary of a minimum of two pages in which you analyze William Golding’s
rhetorical techniques. Consider his use of elements such as word choice, syntax (including
sentence patterns and types), selection of detail in descriptions, and method of organization.
Include phrases, sentences, or brief passages from the work to support your assertions. This will
count as a test grade. This must be typed!
“Whenever groups of people coexist, there will be a struggle for power.”
~ Jessica Brogley
Write a carefully reasoned essay in which you briefly paraphrase this statement and then defend,
challenge, or qualify this view of the relationship between coexistence and power. Support your
argument with specific references to your reading, observation, or experience. Please note that
you must use ONE example from William Golding’s novel The Lord of the Flies.