Characterization in Lord of the Flies


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In Lord of the Flies, Sam and Eric (Samneric) are _____.

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1. Which of the following is an example of direct characterization?

2. In Lord of the Flies, which of the following characters is the group's primary scapegoat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The characters in Lord of the Flies are brought to life in the novel through characterization. This quiz and worksheet are going to focus on subjects like the qualities of characters and the book's setting.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More precisely, you'll be examined on:

  • Who Sam and Eric are
  • Examples of the book's direct characterization
  • The primary scapegoat
  • Which character is most interested in being the leader of the boys
  • The place/time of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of different characters in the novel
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when or where the novel takes place
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the novel's leadership

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of the characterization in Lord of the Flies by reading our lesson, Characterization in Lord of the Flies. With this lesson, you'll be more versed on:

  • The definition and use of characterization
  • Ways in which the author presents different characters
  • Interactions/relationships between characters