Sam & Eric (Samneric) in Lord of the Flies: Character Analysis & Quotes


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What event in the novel Lord of the Flies separates Samneric?

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1. Who is the force of 'good' that Samneric try to remain loyal to in Lord of the Flies?

2. What is Samneric's job in Lord of the Flies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In Lord of the Flies, a group of young boys find themselves stranded on an island after a plane crash. Questions in this quiz will measure your understanding of Samneric, two twin boys who play an important role in the novel's plot.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following:

  • The origin of Samneric's name
  • Ideas that the twins represent
  • The force of 'good' that Samneric want to remain loyal to
  • Samneric's separation
  • Samneric's job

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use material from the lesson to answer questions about Samneric
  • Making connections - establish a connection between the choices made by the boys and the concept that they come to represent
  • Information recall - remember important events involving the twins in Lord of the Flies

Additional Learning

For more information about these boys, check out the accompanying lesson entitled Sam & Eric (Samneric) in Lord of the Flies: Character Analysis & Quotes. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Review the novel's major plot points
  • Explore the themes of unity and brotherhood
  • Analyze Samneric's struggle to remain united as the other boys begin to fight