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DO NOW: LOTF INTRO CREATE A NEW DOCUMENT FOR DO NOWS AND WRITE AT LEAST TWO SENTENCES for each one If you were on a deserted island with a small group of strangers, what three items would you want to have with you? (no cell service or power source)
DO NOW (CHAPTER 1) CREATE A NEW DOCUMENT FOR DO NOWS AND WRITE AT LEAST TWO SENTENCES “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter How does this quote describe the leaders in LOTF?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 2) “There aren’t any grownups; we’ll have to look after ourselves” – Ralph What is the importance of this quote?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 3) What does ‘good’ mean in the phrase, ‘This is a good island.’?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 4) “They became accustomed to these mysteries and ignored them, just as they ignored the miraculous, throbbing stars” – William Golding What are the “mysteries”?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 5) “He found himself understanding the wearisomeness of his life, where every path was an improvisation and a considerable part of one’s walking life was spent watching one’s feet.” – William Golding What is meant by “path of improvisation” and “spent watching one’s feet”?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 6) “The statistics say that something like 65% of us will give the wrong answer just because we heard someone else say it, even if we know it’s the wrong answer. The power of suggestion is very strong.” How is the power of suggestion seen so far in LOTF?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 7) “All struggles are essentially power struggles. Who will rule? Who will lead? Who will define, refine, confine, design? Who will dominate? All struggles are essentially power struggles, and most are no more intellectual than two rams knocking their heads together.” – Octavia Butler Which characters are struggling with each other and about what?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 8) If we can’t separate our civilized self from our savage self which will take over and why?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 9) Society knows perfectly well how to kill a man and has methods more subtle than death.” - Andre Gide What does he mean? How does this relate to the novel?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 10) I know. They didn’t come for the conch.” – Ralph What did they take? What does that symbolize?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 11) “What can he do more than he has? I’ll tell him what’s what. You let me carry the conch, Ralph. I’ll show him the one thing he hasn’t got.” Why is this quote important?
DO NOW (CHAPTER 12) He turned away to give them time to pull themselves together; and waited, allowing his eyes to rest on the trim cruiser in the distance.” – William Golding What has happened? Why does the man turn away?