BC: I would recomend this book because it had an intresting plot, it tells you about what would happen if you were uncivilized, and it show children can go from being civil to being savages. I thought it was a great book and kept my interest
FC: Lord of the Flies | William Golding
1: Lauren Manata | May 18th, 2009
2: A plane crashes on a deserted island. Two boys, Ralph and Piggy, are the first characters introduced. They look around the island for any of the others that were on the plane.
3: While looking on the island, Ralph and Piggy finds a conch shell. Piggy suggests that the use it to call out other survivors that may be on the island. It worked, and more boys show up like Jack, Simon, Sam and Eric.
4: The boys on the island hold a meeting to decide on who should be the leader. Most of the boys vote for Ralph but the choir votes for Jack. Ralph becomes the leader and decides to make Jack and his group "the hunters."
5: One of the littluns claims to have saw a beastie. The older boys disreguard it as a nightmare the littlun had. The boys go to the top of the montain to make a rescue signal.
6: The boys find wood to make a fire. They use Piggy's glasses and the sunshine to start the fire. Although it worked, the fire didn't last long.
7: The hunters go into the jungle to find a kill a pig. The comeback out the the jungle chanting and carrying the pig on a stake behind them. Then the boys roast the pig to eat.
8: After the boys roast the pig and dance around the fire, Ralph calls a meeting. he states how the boys have done little and haven't been doing their assigned jobs.
9: Ralph, Roger and Jack decide to climb the mountain to search for the beast. Piggy stays behind. Jack decides to go all the way up to the summit while Ralph and Roger wait for him. Jack comes running back from the summit claiming to have seen the beast.
10: Simon wanders off away from the group and finds a sow's head on a spear. He faints and then awakens some time later. He comes across a parachuitist and realizes that's what they though was the beast. When he goes back to tell the others he is mistakenly killed by the other boys.
11: Jack creates his own group and,realizing that they need something to create fire, they go and steal Piggy's glasses. Ralph and Jack get into a fight when Ralph goes to get them back. In anger, Roger throws a bolder at Piggy, who dies from the impact of the boulder. Ralph escapes from Jack and finds a navel officer who was sent to save them.
12: Setting: A deserted island, around Europe. Conflict: Jack is conlicted w/ himself when wanting to kill the pig. Ralph and Jack have a conlict over leadership on the island. Themes: Savagry vs. Civilization, innocence, good vs. evil.
13: Main Characters: Ralph (protagonist), Jack (antagonist) | Other Characters: Piggy, Roger, Simon, and Samneric.