- Who are castaways? And which are the major books about castaways?
- A person who has been shipwrecked and stranded in an isolated place
- Daniel Defoe- Robinson Crusoe (1719) Swift’s Gulliver Travels Jules Verne’s The Mysterious Island J.D.Wyss’s The Swiss Family Robinson
- South Seas
- “Turning their island into a miniature model of their mother country.” They show no signs of denegration
- R M Ballantyne Romantic + Christian
How is Golding’s work different?
- He affirms the belief that our social and religious institutions have failed and that man is really alone with no one and nothing he turn to for salvation except for himself
- The Island is not really a paradise
- The island in the book is shaped by 2 characters Ralph Jack
- Lord of the Flies- Parable
- The boys by the END have managed to destroy their island