The Island in Lord of the Flies: Analysis & Quotes


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In Lord of the Flies, the main features of the island are Castle Rock, the beach, and _____.

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1. In Lord of the Flies, why do the boys NOT make a camp on the mountain?

2. Why do the boys fear the jungle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz and worksheet questions focus on the interactions between the boys in Lord of the Flies and the setting, which is an island. You will also be assessed on the physical characteristics of the island.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • The boys' fear of the jungle
  • Topographical features of the island
  • The boys' initial response to being on the island

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why the boys choose not to make camp on the mountain
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the jungle's suitability as a hiding place
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the setting of Lord of the Flies

Additional Learning

The Island in Lord of the Flies: Analysis & Quotes is a lesson that will teach you more about the setting in this novel. Covered objectives include:

  • Know what the conch symbolizes
  • Understand why disdain for the island grows
  • Review the Beast myth