Chapter 1: The Sound Of The Shell

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How did the boys end up on the island?
The plane that they were being transported to safety in was shot down.
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Briefly describe Ralph.
Ralph is described as pale with fair hair firstly. He is taller and thinner than Piggy. He has wide shoulders and is built like a boxer. He is better educated by his grammar and is a good leader.
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Briefly describe Piggy.
Piggy is first described as short and fat. He has asthma and is unfit which he is bullied for. He is younger or less educated due to his grammar. He yearns to be accepted by his peers (page 6).
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When is the conch discovered and what is it used for?
Found by Ralph (page 10) and used to signal any other boys on the island.
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Describe the way Jack and his band of choir boys looked when first introduced.
They were very formal and well presented. No sign of savagery.
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How does Jack treat the others?
He treats the others like he is more superior and dominant while they have to obey his orders. He achieves organization by bullying the other kids and gets everyone to join in against his victims.
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What conflict soon arises? How is it solved?
The boys need to choose a chief to lead them. Both Jack and Ralph want to lead so the conflict is solved by voting. Ralph wins the votes so he becomes leader but he allows Jack to lead the hunters.
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What is the purpose of the expedition of Jack, Ralph, and Simon?
To determine whether or not they were on an island. This discovery would gauge the liklihood of being rescued and allow the boys to form a course of action.
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Why hadn't Jack been able to kill the pig? And what is the significance of this event?
He couldn't get past the thought of taking a living thing's life. He hesitated and the pig escaped. While Jack's first attempt to kill the pig failed, his quote "next time..." (page 29) foreshadowed his future of savage hunting.
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Briefly describe Ralph.

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Ralph is described as pale with fair hair firstly. He is taller and thinner than Piggy. He has wide shoulders and is built like a boxer. He is better educated by his grammar and is a good leader.

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Briefly describe Piggy.

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When is the conch discovered and what is it used for?

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Describe the way Jack and his band of choir boys looked when first introduced.

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