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Lord of the Flies?

Hii!! I'm going Lord of the Flies as one of my texts for English literature, and I see barely anyone talking about it. I pretty much just want to bounce ideas around, I feel like it's a surprisingly effective way to revise rather than just watching Mr Everything English lmao. Anyone else doing it or just read it?
Original post by abcdefg11233
Hii!! I'm going Lord of the Flies as one of my texts for English literature, and I see barely anyone talking about it. I pretty much just want to bounce ideas around, I feel like it's a surprisingly effective way to revise rather than just watching Mr Everything English lmao. Anyone else doing it or just read it?

Hey, I have studied lord of the flies. And my tip for you is make a model answer for each of the characters. So, make a model answer on 'Ralph', 'Jack', 'Piggy', 'Simon', 'The Beast', 'Roger' and then model answers for the key themes such as 'civilisation vs savagery', 'innate evil in mankind', 'fear', 'danger'
Original post by abcdefg11233
Hii!! I'm going Lord of the Flies as one of my texts for English literature, and I see barely anyone talking about it. I pretty much just want to bounce ideas around, I feel like it's a surprisingly effective way to revise rather than just watching Mr Everything English lmao. Anyone else doing it or just read it?

I got a grade 9 in both lang and lit in my gcse's by AQA and I am currently doing aqa a level eng lang. SO i can mark any essays you have wriiten on lord of the flies if you want.
Original post by revision52
I got a grade 9 in both lang and lit in my gcse's by AQA and I am currently doing aqa a level eng lang. SO i can mark any essays you have wriiten on lord of the flies if you want.

That would be great! I'm planning to do a practice question today I was just gonna get AI to mark it 🥲
Original post by abcdefg11233
That would be great! I'm planning to do a practice question today I was just gonna get AI to mark it 🥲
No problem, just send it here and I'll mark it
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Original post by abcdefg11233
Hii!! I'm going Lord of the Flies as one of my texts for English literature, and I see barely anyone talking about it. I pretty much just want to bounce ideas around, I feel like it's a surprisingly effective way to revise rather than just watching Mr Everything English lmao. Anyone else doing it or just read it?

Hi abcdefg11233.

'Lord of the Flies' is a great text, and has so much scope to 'bounce ideas around' with.

I'm happy to get the ball rolling, as well as have a look at any exam Q answers you write.

So ... the concept of leadership ... would things have been different if there was a female presence? ... the role of belief ...

Enough for now.

Get back to me when you can.
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Original post by revision52
Hey, I have studied lord of the flies. And my tip for you is make a model answer for each of the characters. So, make a model answer on 'Ralph', 'Jack', 'Piggy', 'Simon', 'The Beast', 'Roger' and then model answers for the key themes such as 'civilisation vs savagery', 'innate evil in mankind', 'fear', 'danger'

Hi, I am doing (Scottish) National 5 English, I am also not able to find many discussions on lord of the flies.

Would that not be too many essays/quotes to memorise ?
Original post by LLAMAguy
Hi, I am doing (Scottish) National 5 English, I am also not able to find many discussions on lord of the flies.
Would that not be too many essays/quotes to memorise ?

Find good quotes (10 should be fine for LOTF). Preferably, find quotes which cover a character and a theme and more. For example, if you're planning to finding a quote for Jack, find a quote that links to Jack and innate evil in mankind, and savagery
Original post by abcdefg11233
Hii!! I'm going Lord of the Flies as one of my texts for English literature, and I see barely anyone talking about it. I pretty much just want to bounce ideas around, I feel like it's a surprisingly effective way to revise rather than just watching Mr Everything English lmao. Anyone else doing it or just read it?

Would anyone like me to mark any of their english AQA GCSE essays
Original post by revision52
Would anyone like me to mark any of their english AQA GCSE essays

Hey, i was wondering if you could mark mine for lotf :'') hope its not too late?
Original post by ChocolattePieces
Hey, i was wondering if you could mark mine for lotf :'') hope its not too late?

Yes sure, just send it to me and I hope you do English Literature GCSE with AQA exam board as I know how to mark using AQA's markscheme. Let me know the question as well

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