English 112 - LOTF Homework

Posted: November 27, 2017

There will be a homeowrk check on Tuesday for the following:

Chapter 5

Terms:  lamentably (77),  ludicrous (78), ineffectual (79), jeer (84),  ?inarticulate (89)

1.  (Page 76)  Ralph ‘…stopped, facing the strip; and remembering that ?first enthusiastic exploration as though it were part of a brighter childhood…’    Discuss.

2.When Simon is asked about the beast, he responds ‘…maybe it’s only us.’ (Page 89)  What does he mean?

3.Ralph asks Piggy about ghosts.  (Page 92).  Piggy responds thatthere are no ghosts or beasts.  Why?

4.Why does Jack agree that there might be a beast?

5.Page 94.  “Grown-ups know things….the majesty of adult life.”  ?Remembering what brought the boys to the island, is Piggy right?  Are the boys only failing because they aren’t grown-ups?

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