Lord of the flies by William Golding; The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.

United States, 1990

Film
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Episode of Series “I couldn’t put it down - hooked on books. Classroom classics”.
Clips from the film versions of these two seminal novels help students understand the plot, characters and essence of the stories. The narrator poses questions which hopefully stimulate the student to think more deeply about the issues tackled in the novels. “Lord of the flies” is described as, simultaneously an adventure story and an exploration of human nature, and good and evil, posing the question “Is human goodness an individual matter?”. “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” could be seen as the true beginning of American literature, and poses questions about freedom, responsibility and individuality.

Credits

production company

Guidance Associates

Duration

00:24:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1990

Appears in

I couldn't put it down - hooked on books. Classroom classics

Group of items

I couldn't put it down - hooked on books. Classroom classics

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38165

Language

English

Subject categories

Literature → American literature

Literature → English fiction

Literature → Golding, William, 1911-

Literature → Literature

Literature → Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

People → Golding, William, 1911-

People → Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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