Motifs in Lord of the Flies


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What is the purpose of motif in literature?

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1. In Lord of the Flies, the character of Simon has been described as a parallel to:

2. The Lord of the Flies is a direct translation of what name?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Going through the worksheet, you will be able to identify the different types of motifs in Lord of the Flies. You will also be able to understand the purpose of motifs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments can be used to help you review these topics:

  • Parallel motif of the character Simon
  • Purpose of motifs in literature
  • One main theme that the motifs in Lord of the Flies support
  • Translation of Lord of the Flies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on motifs in Lord of the Flies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding why motifs are used in literature
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different themes that can be found in Lord of the Flies

Additional Learning

Take your understanding of this topic further by reviewing the helpful lesson called Motifs in Lord of the Flies. Use this lesson to accomplish these tasks:

  • Identify the central motifs in Lord of the Flies
  • Learn how power can be used for good and evil
  • Review important events that took place in this book