Loss of Innocence in Lord of the Flies


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In the Lord of the Flies the theme of loss of innocence is exemplified in which event?

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1. In the novel Lord of the Flies, which event foreshadows the boys' loss of innocence?

2. Author William Golding held the belief that the dark side of human nature will prevail if left unregulated by society. Which event helped shape that view?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete this interactive worksheet and quiz to assess your knowledge of a significant theme in Lord of the Flies. Additionally, review what event foreshadows the loss of innocence and determine what Simon's death represents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use this engaging quiz and worksheet to gauge your knowledge of:

  • The symbol of Simon's death
  • Why Ralph cries at the end of the novel
  • An event that embodies the loss of innocence in Lord of the Flies
  • A foreshadowing of the loss of innocence in the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access knowledge about an event in Lord of the Flies that portrayed the loss of innocence theme
  • Knowledge application - assess the meaning of Simon's death
  • Reading comprehension - retrieve the most important details from the interactive lesson about the loss of innocence in Lord of the Flies

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  • Examine how the loss of innocence is played out in the novel Lord of the Flies
  • Describe the boys' descent when left unregulated
  • Learn why William Golding wrote Lord of the Flies