Unit 3: Power and Civilization
Texts -Animal Farm by George OrwellLord of the Flies by William Golding
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
  • What is satire and how is it an effective means for social change?
  • What is an allegory, and how does an allegory work on both literal and symbolic levels?
  • What makes an individual powerful?
  • Does absolute power corrupt absolutely?
  • Is human nature inherently good or evil?
  • What does it mean to be civilized?


Satire Notes and Links -

Satire Techniques and Definitions:

Satire in Film Assignment:



Background Notes on the Russian Revolution:

Animal Farm Character Notes:



Full Text of Orwell's Animal Farm

"TNT's" Full Film Version of Animal Farm:


Propaganda WebQuest Activity