Students find evidence for a series of statements about the beast and then use the statements to write essay paragraphs.
Focusing mainly on Chapter 2 and Chapter 5, find evidence in the text to prove the following statements:
- The language used to describe the beast is childlike.
- From the beginning, the children find it hard to define or describe the beast.
- Ralph responds in a rational way to the idea of a beast. The children mainly think of the beast as an external opponent to be avoided or killed.