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Lord of the Flies

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S: Lord of the Flies

BC: Opinion: Lord of the Flies is a book i'd reccomend to everyone. I reccomend this book because I believe this story is a entertaining novel but also delivers valuable lessons. Another reason, the book shows that people can easily resort to a savage state when the oppurtunities arise. Also, the story keeps you in suspense for what is going to happen next.

FC: Lord of the Flies By William Golding

1: Ron Davis 5/18/09

2: Ralph is elected leader of the tribe. Jack was second choice and made it clear he was displaced by not becoming leader. Ralph makes Jack leader of the hunters. Ralph uses the conch as a way of order.

3: As they explore the island, A littlun exclaims that he saw a "beastie". The boys begin to show concern that there may be a monster on the island. Even with reassurance there is no monster from some of the older boys, the boys are still fearful.

4: Ralph is irrated by the fact that no boys want to do any work. Specifically , he points out the fact that jack's hunters use hunting to get out of doing real work. Jack argues that the boys want meat. Overall, this causes a stir between the two.

5: This time Jack uses charcoal and paint to camoflauge himself when hunting. He manages to finaly kill a pig. The boys come back celebrating by chanting dancing in a disturbing sort of way.

6: The boy's renact Ralph hunting a pig in excitement. They almost kill the boy pretending to be the boar in the celebration of the hunt.

7: Jack leaves Ralphs tribe in order to show rebellion. Later on more boys go to join Jack in the middle of the night.

8: The hunters from Jack's tribe attacks Ralph and his tribe in order to steal burning sticks. They use the burning sticks to roast the pigs they've killed.

9: Simon discovers that the "beast" is simply a corpse. As he runs onto the beach to inform the other boys, he is mistakened as a beast and beaten to death.

10: Roger knocks a boulder onto piggy during an arguement. Piggy is struck and killed by the boulder. Ralph runs in fear of being killed next.

11: Jack's tribe puts the forest ablaze and chase ralph looking to kill him. Despite being hunted, Ralph is able to evade them.

12: Ralph collapses on the beach while running from Jack's tribe. He stumbles upon a naval officer. The naval officer is shocked to see the savagery these boys have commited. However, the boys are still saved from the island.

13: Setting: The story takes place on a unhibited island. The time period is during the WWII era. | Conflict: Human vs. Human, Human vs. Nature, Human vs. Itself | Resolution: The boys realize their wrongdoings when the naval officer rescues them. | Themes: society creates order, Without any rules anarchy is bound to happen, and people are capable of abusing power

14: Major characters: Ralph: (Protagonist) As a leader he attemps to maintain order in his tribe Jack: (protagonist) Leads the boys into a state of saveragy. Piggy: The most rational person in the story. He stays complety away from resorting to brutality. Simon: Killed when he attemps to inform the boys the beast is fake. Roger: Almost like Jack but even has less remorse for his actions.

15: Minor characters: Robert Maurice Percival littluns

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  • Title: Lord of the Flies
  • A mixbook of "Lord of the Flies"
  • Tags: jack, littluns, lord of the flies, mixbook, piggy, ralph, william golding
  • Published: about 10 years ago