Lord of the Flies Passages

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pg 15-20- First blowing of conch + gathering of boys, election of Ralph as chief
Civilised appearance of choir; Jack feeling he should be cheif; democracy; exclusion of Piggy; otherness of Simon
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pg 30-37- First assembly on beach
Rules on island; ideas about rescue+ adult world; island like 'Coral Island'; first mention of 'snake thing'; like a crowd of kids
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pg 56-7 Simon's place in the forest
Simon spiritual/ religous character
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pg 64-7 Roger throwing stones at Henry/ Jack's face painting
Conditioing; civilisation superficial; Roger inherently savage; liberation from shame; Jack's movement towardssavagery; power
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pg 69-80 Boys see a ship but fire has been abandoned/ Jack's hunters have killed a pig
Jack vs. Ralph; Bloodlust vs. rescue; Piggy's glasses; Simon's visionary insight; movement towards tribal/ savage behavior
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pg 85-102 Twilight assembly called by Ralph
Ralph's rules, ideas+shortcomings; democracy; the Beast as a projection of fear; triumph of fear over reason; evil/'manknd's essential illness'; P's view of the world; J's appeal as a strong leader; misplaced faith in adult world; microcosm+macrocosm
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pg 103-7 Event of dead parachutist
Failure/ savagery of adult world; irony (in answer to boy's desire for 'a sign'); power of fear/ imagination
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pg 146-51 Killing of the sow
Jack's style of leadership (ie. dictatorship); bloodlust; killing as evil+seductive (look @ language); Roger's ******; ritual sacrifice+ritual religion
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pg 157-9 Simon's vison of 'The Lord of the Flies'
Mankind inherently sick/evil; Simon a visionary character/mouthpiece for Golding's central idea; non- realist elements
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pg 164-70 Death of Simon
J as god/idol; tribe; weakness of democracy/conch; tribal behavior/dance-safety from fear/group psycology; fear/ the Beast; participation of even 'good' characters; Christlike character beautified in death; irony (Simon reporting harmless Beast)
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pg 192-202 Death of Piggy
Tribalism/ savagery; Piggy's heroism; democracy/ shattering of the conch; Piggy's 'scientific' death as a contrast to Simon's one;failure of democracy/ reason; liberation/ fulfilment of Roger's desire to kill; ******; Roger as possible threat to Jack
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pg 216-225 Hunting of Ralph rescue by naval officer
Final decent into savagery; imagery of paradise/hell; irony (smoke from hunt leads to rescue); microcosm vs. macrocosm; Deux Ex Machina; meaning of ending (pessimistic? deliberately false/ artificial?
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