Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Quartering the Text(Clayton)

Novel Summary Sheet - Quartering the Text - English 11

Clayton Ross Quarter 1
Lord of the Flies – William Golding

Skeletal plot
      1. Stranded on an island
      2. Found other people
      3. Ralph elected leader
      4. Ralph and others leave to find out if they are on an island
      5. No one listens to piggy and he gets upset

They find themselves on a deserted island and quickly find other people

The main characters are Ralph, Piggy, and Ralph
Ralph is the protagonist and it seems like he is an average kid and has no background story yet.
“Piggy” is a chubby kid who's only want was for Ralph not to call him Piggy but Ralph laughs and then calls him Piggy which makes him upset.
Jack is the leader of the choir and doesn't have a backstory.

Point of View
The point of view is 3rd person

They are stuck on a deserted island with no parents or supervision, but the conch shell represents a leader which keeps the kids in order.

Personal Response
I think the book is very good at the start and it grabs a hold of the reader and makes them want to read more and very descriptive.


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