Lord of the Flies Characters

Updated: 2/27/2019
Lord of the Flies Characters
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Lord of the Flies Lesson Plans

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

Lord of the Flies is an eye-opening novel about what happens to a group of boys who are abandoned and left to fend for themselves. Students always seem to relate to the plight of Ralph, as he struggles to maintain order in a place where anarchy runs wild. Students see first-hand how quickly the chaos escalates when there are no rules or boundaries to a society.
OSCAR Visualization

Direct and Indirect Characterization: OSCAR

By Rebecca Ray

OSCAR is an acronym designed to help readers understand direct and indirect characterization. Through the use of OSCAR, as a reading and writing strategy, readers are asked to think and write about the different ways they learn about a character.


Lord of the Flies

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Lord of the Flies Characters - Direct and Indirect Characterization | OSCAR Analysis

Storyboard Text

  • PIGGY
  • S: Character's Speech
  • C: Physical Characteristics
  • A: Author's Attitude
  • R: Reader's Reaction
  • The way he is treated in the book is upsetting. He only wants what is best for everyone.
  • O: Other Characters' Comments
  • The author refers to him as the 'fat boy' with 'spectacles'. He is intelligent and innovative.
  • Heavy, wears glasses
  • "You're talking too much... Shut up, Fatty." - Jack
  • "...on account of my asthma."
  • RALPH
  • C: Physical Characteristics
  • O: Other Characters' Comments
  • S: Character's Speech
  • A: Author's Attitude
  • R: Reader's Reaction
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  • ROGER
  • S: Character's Speech
  • C: Physical Characteristics
  • O: Other Characters' Comments
  • A: Author's Attitude
  • R: Reader's Reaction
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  • JACK
  • C: Physical Characteristics
  • S: Character's Speech
  • A: Author's Attitude
  • R: Reader's Reaction
  • O: Other Characters' Comments
  • SIMON
  • C: Physical Characteristics
  • S: Character's Speech
  • A: Author's Attitude
  • R: Reader's Reaction
  • O: Other Characters' Comments