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These Lord of the Flies chapter summaries free your brain from having to figure out what happens and allows it to examine why it happened. Each chapter summary of Lord of the Flies contains a reference to the chapter title and its major events.
Brush up your knowledge of Golding’s novel with these important quotes from “Lord of the Flies”. These quotes underscore themes of innocence lost, the darkness within and the irony of civilization. Enjoy!
After assigning students to read a novel, many teachers give an exam. But what if you forget what you read? Use these tips to prepare for your next exam by focusing on summarizing the story, the plot, the characters and the literary devices used by the author.
Need some help understanding Shakespeare? Look no further than this free study guide. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comedy that illustrates the complicated love relationships that are part of being human.
Many Twilight saga fans may be looking for another read after finishing Breaking Dawn. The Host does not have vampires; it has aliens. As with the Twilight saga, there is a love triangle. The twist is that one character’s body shares two souls who long for one man.
British Romanticism does not refer to Mick Jagger making out with a bimbo. It refers to a literary movement in England that took place roughly between 1785-1830. Romantic Poets include Keats, Shelley, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, and Byron.
Remember when you were a kid and had a crush on a really hot cartoon character? Then you got older and had a crush on a movie star? Then you got older, had a crush on your best friend’s girlfriend, stole her, married her, and had three kids? That’s kind of how realism in literature developed.
This Young Adult saga, Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn are simply intense reading. One part love story, one part adventure and one part fantasy/vampire story — these four books will leave you wanting more. Plus,check out the ideas for the classroom.
When Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006, he drew the literary world’s attention to his country. Turkey boasts years of great poetry and literature, different literary movements and literary styles.