Complete an outline to speed up your writing process and finish the essay in the allotted time in class. 1. Discuss the use of symbolism in Lord of the Flies. How does it enhance the novel? (for example, the conch, the pig’s head, the parachutist) 2.Choose one of the themes of Lord of the Flies and show how Golding develops that theme in the novel. Some ideas are the following: The need for civilization Innocence and the loss of innocence The loss of identity Power Fear of the unknown Blindness and sight 3. The sow’s head and the conch shell each wield a certain kind of power over the boys. In what ways do these objects’ powers differ? In what ways is Lord of the Flies about power? About the power of symbols? About the power of a person to use symbols to control a group? Rubric: standard critical/analytical rubric MLA Format: Your Name Mrs. Derakhshan ELA 20-1 Date Works Cited: Golding, William. Lord of the Flies. Boston and London: Faber and Faber, 1954. (YOU HAVE A DIFFERENT VERSION THAN THIS ONE!) In Text Citation Example: As Ralph looks on open-mouthed, Jack addresses the assembly saying, “…fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream”(Golding 88). period goes outside the bracketUse ellipses when you leave material out Please carefully document quotations from Golding’s novel. A note on plagiarism: This is a primary source essay – the only source you may look at is the novel, and no criticism, student help sites, or essays on this novel may be used to assist you in completing this essay. If your work is not 100% your own, you will need to re-write this essay on a new topic. Please do not make this mistake. Originality reports will be on in the Google Classroom. Other Tips: Always italicize the novel title when typing Refer to your rubric No contractions, slang, or personal pronouns in this formal essay Edit carefully – aim for a clean (no errors) final draft