UNIT 3: Power and Civilization

Texts -
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Lord 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?