Lord of the Flies

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How does William Golding's life affect the themes in the novel?
During WW2, Golding was a lietenant in the Royal Navy.
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What are the literary traditions in Lord of the Flies?
Robinson Cruesoe, Coral Island, Swallows and Amazons. Golding was a teacher, and so realised the idyllic life of these books could never happen.
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Quotes for Ralph?
"you could see he might make a boxer" "we ought to have a chief" the understandable and lawful world..slipping away" "you aren't playing the game" "I'm chief. I'll go. Don't argue." "little scarecrow" "the tears began to flow"
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Quotes for Ralph?
"convulsion of the mind" - when he realises the savagery - he wants to keep civilisation. "the desire to squeeze and hunt was over-mastering" - pretending Robert was the pig.
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Quotes for Jack?
"choir! stand still!" "ugly without silliness" "ready to turn to anger" "I ought to be chief" "see? they do what I want" "they had outwitted a living thing" "we're not savages" "******** to the rules" "we don't need the conch anymore"
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Quotes for Jack?
"the unbearable blood" - cannot kill the pig. Ralph says "all you talk about is pig, pig, pig!"
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Quotes for Roger?
"furtive" "kept to himself" "carried death in his hands"
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Quotes for Piggy?
"what intelligence had been shown was traceable to Piggy" "how can you expect to be rescued if you dont put first things first and act proper" "piggy was an outsider" "by accent, which did not matter, but by fat, and ***-mar, and spes"
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Quotes for Piggy?
"disinclination to manual labour" "acting like a crowd of kids" pragmatic - "was an accident" "I got the conch" "the true, wise friend called Piggy"
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Quotes for Simon?
"skinny, vivid little boy" "queer" "funny" "he's cracked" Prophesy - "it wasn't a good island" & "you'll get back to where you came from" "maybe it's only us" "fancy thinking the beast was something you could hunt and kill"
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Quotes for Simon?
"you knew didn't you? I'm part of you" "surrounded by a fringe of bright inquisitive creatures" - close with nature.
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What are the literary traditions in Lord of the Flies?

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Robinson Cruesoe, Coral Island, Swallows and Amazons. Golding was a teacher, and so realised the idyllic life of these books could never happen.

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Quotes for Ralph?

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