Lord of the Flies   Parallels and Differences Between Golding s Novel and Hook s Cinematic Adaption

Lord of the Flies Parallels and Differences Between Golding s Novel and Hook s Cinematic Adaption


  • Author : Benjamin Althaus
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2007-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783638791021


Lord of the Flies Parallels and Differences Between Golding s Novel and Hook s Cinematic Adaption Book Description :

Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1.0, University of Cologne (Englisches Seminar), course: Cinematic (Re-) Creation, 26 entries in the bibliography, language: English, comment: This paper investigates some of the key aspects of "Lord of the Flies," such as characterisation, narration, and symbolism. It discusses some of the philosophical theories which the novel is based on (i.e. Hobbes, Rousseau). Furthermore the book's role as an anti-robinsonade will be taken into account. The second part of the paper will contrast the novel against the filmic adaptation by Harry Hook and point out some parallels and differences between the two pieces of work., abstract: Lord of the Flies w...

Lord of the Flies
Score: 3.5
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Lord of the Flies


  • Author : William Golding
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2012-09-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780571290581


Lord of the Flies Book Description :

A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage significance. First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is one of the most celebrated and widely read of modern classics. Now fully revised and updated, this educational edition includes chapter summaries, comprehension questions, discussion points, classroom activities, a biographical profile of Golding, his...

Time Out Film Guide

Time Out Film Guide


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Motion picture producers and directors
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015066012892


Time Out Film Guide Book Description :

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Time Out Film Guide

Time Out Film Guide


  • Author : John Pym
  • Publisher : Time Out Guides
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Motion pictures
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 014028947X


Time Out Film Guide Book Description :

From "TimeOut" magazine comes this ninth edition of its film guide that features stills and information on the films covered in the pages of the magazine....

The Secret Key To The Moors Murders
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

The Secret Key To The Moors Murders


  • Author : Erica Gregory
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2013-10-03
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781491880739


The Secret Key To The Moors Murders Book Description :

Ever wondered what really goes on in the mind of a serial killer? What drove Ian Brady to his crimes? Have we discovered Brady’s hidden code? Our extensive research into these murders may have given us something others may have overlooked. Was Myra Hindley a genuine victim of Brady's ideas as she has previously stated? Was she just his partner in crime? Perhaps she may have taken it a step further. Brady told David Smith he was making a "Story to impress". He wasn't making a story, he was living it. In this book, we believe we may hold the true answers to the endless questions circling this brutal case....

The Warriors
Score: 3
From 6 Ratings

The Warriors


  • Author : Sol Yurick
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781555848897


The Warriors Book Description :

The basis for the cult-classic film The Warriors chronicles one New York City gang's nocturnal journey through the seedy, dangerous subways and city streets of the 1960s. Every gang in the city meets on a sweltering July 4 night in a Bronx park for a peace rally. The crowd of miscreants turns violent after a prominent gang leader is killed and chaos prevails over the attempt at order. The Warriors follows the Dominators making their way back to their home territory without being killed. The police are prowling the city in search of anyone involved in the mayhem. An exhilarating novel that examines New York City teenagers, left behind by society, who form identity and personal strength through their affiliation with their "family," The Warriors weaves...

The Importance of Setting in William Golding s  Lord of the Flies

The Importance of Setting in William Golding s Lord of the Flies


  • Author : Maria Fernkorn
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2006-05-23
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783638503860


The Importance of Setting in William Golding s Lord of the Flies Book Description :

Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,0, http://www.uni-jena.de/, 22 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In all the books I have suggested a shape in the universe that may, as it were, account for things. The greatest pleasure is not -say- sex or geometry. It is just understanding. And if you can get people to understand their own humanity-well, that’s the job of the writer.2 William Golding William Golding’s first novel Lord of the Flies3 is one of the most-read works of contemporary fiction since the Second World War. The author’s most popular fiction was written in 1954 and has been interpreted politically, religiously, anthropologically and psycho...

Thinking Big  How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Thinking Big How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind


  • Author : Robin Dunbar
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release Date : 2014-06-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780500772140


Thinking Big How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind Book Description :

A closer look at genealogy, incorporating how biological, anthropological, and technical factors can influence human lives We are at a pivotal moment in understanding our remote ancestry and its implications for how we live today. The barriers to what we can know about our distant relatives have been falling as a result of scientific advance, such as decoding the genomes of humans and Neanderthals, and bringing together different perspectives to answer common questions. These collaborations have brought new knowledge and suggested fresh concepts to examine. The results have shaken the old certainties. The results are profound; not just for the study of the past but for appreciating why we conduct our social lives in ways, and at scales, that are fami...

Then She Found Me
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

Then She Found Me


  • Author : Elinor Lipman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439186725


Then She Found Me Book Description :

April Epner teaches high school Latin, wears flannel jumpers, and is used to having her evenings free. Bernice Graverman brandishes designer labels, favors toad-sized earrings, and hosts her own tacky TV talk show: Bernice G! But behind the glitz and glam, Bernice has followed the life of the daughter she gave up for adoption thirty-six years ago. Now that she's got her act together, she's aiming to be a mom like she always knew she could. And she's hurtling straight for April's quiet little life.......

William Golding s Lord of the Flies
Score: 3
From 6 Ratings

William Golding s Lord of the Flies


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Shipwreck survival in literature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438135397


William Golding s Lord of the Flies Book Description :

Discusses the writing of Lord of the flies by William Golding. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author....