Lord of the Flies Essay

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Lord of the Flies
Chapter Analysis
Answer Sheet
Kayla Plauger

Chapter 1 1. William Golding paid such close attention to each minuscule detail so you, as the reader, can better understand how the island feels and looks to the boys.

2. In the overall effect of the book the character descriptions assist you to better understand the boys’ personalities, strengths, and weaknesses.

3. To the boys the island initially looks roughly boat shaped and an island ready for exploration.

4. The conversation between Ralph and Piggy shows that Ralph is carefree and a little immature for his age. From the dialog in the story it is implied that Piggy lived a sheltered life and is cautious.

5. The boys selected a
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Ralph daydreams about being home with his family and eating cereal with cream. He also dreams about taking a shower. This daydream tells you that Ralph is homesick. What this daydream shows about his character is that he likes to be well behaved and wants to wash away the evil that he feels is intruding on his life.

6. Robert’s near death experience foreshadows that something bad is about to happen. This experience relates to humanity by showing that accidents happened and they’re mortals.

Chapter Eight 1. The support of Ralph’s authority shows that the boys still want structure and guidance amongst themselves.

2. Jack’s separation from Ralph instigates a war between the two. It is this way because Jack tries to take control of the group while ralph wants to keep everyone save.

3. In the beginning the boys decided to place the fire atop the mountain thinking that recue personnel will be able to see it better. Ralph and Piggy moved the fire to the beach to get some separation from Jack and his tribe that are now starting trouble which didn’t exist in the beginning.

4. The result of the sow hunting caused the boys to become viciously rushed to kill.

5. The hunters were proud of their killing and wanted to show the others how they had gotten the meat, so they reenacted the killing of the pigs.

6. The lord of the flies is simply a sow’s head placed upon a stake with blood dripping from its teeth.

Chapter Nine 1. The

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