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1 Lord of the Flies Review

2 Character description
"The hangman’s horror clung around him.“ Roger

3 "...a boy of perhaps six years, sturdy and fair, his clothes torn, his face covered with a sticky mess of fruit Johnny

4 "[His] arm was conditioned by a civilization that knew nothing of him and was in ruins.”

5 "The tears began to flow and sobs shook him
"The tears began to flow and sobs shook him....[he] wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise, friend....“ Ralph

6 "But there was a stillness about [him] as he sat that marked him out: there was his size, and attractive appearance; and most obscurely, yet most powerfully,there was the conch.“ Ralph

7 "A thing was crawling out of the forest. It came darkly,uncertainly
"A thing was crawling out of the forest. It came darkly,uncertainly. The shrill screaming that rose before the beast was like a pain. The beast stumbled into the horseshoe.“ Simon

8 "...for a minute became less a hunter than a furtive thing, apelike among the tangle of trees....He passed like a shadow under the darkness of the tree and crouched, looking down at the trodden ground at his feet.“ Jack

9 "He sighed....Then, with the martyred expression of a parent who has to keep up with the senseless ebullience of the children, he picked up the conch, turned toward the forest, and began to pick his way over the tumbled scar.“ Piggy

10 "...something like a great ape was sitting asleep with its head between its knees....and the creature lifted its head, holding toward them the ruin of a face.“ Parachutist

11 "The water rose farther and dressed [his] coarse hair with brightness
"The water rose farther and dressed [his] coarse hair with brightness. The line of his cheek silvered and the turn of his shoulders became sculptured marble. The strange attendant creatures, with their fiery eyes and trailing vapors,busied themselves round his head.” Simon

12 leader of the savages and the chorus

13 Intellectual Piggy

14 dark, furtive boy; kills Piggy

15 "mouse-colored" littlun
Percivial Wemys Madison

16 choir boy next in size to Jack

17 leader with the conch Ralph

18 littlun lost during the fire
Boy with mulberry birthmark

19 discoverer of the beast

20 Twin Samneric

21 adult who rescues the boy

22 The first two boys on the island introduced to the reader are (a) Roger and Piggy; (b) Ralph and Jack; (c) Piggy and Ralph. Piggy and Ralph

23 While wandering on the beach, the boys find (a) wreckage of their plane; (b) a conch; (c) a parachute. A conch

24 The first symbol of the island government is the (a) choir boys’ caps; (b) conch; (c)pig’s head.

25 When their plane crashes, the boys are going to (a) Europe for their summer vacation; (b) visit their fathers; (c) a safer place for the duration of the war. A safer place for the duration of the war

26 The scar which is constantly referred to in the novel is (a) the wreckage of the plane;(b) "the beastie"; (c) a large rocky area of the island where little grows. A larger rocky area of the island…

27 The boys are (a) French; (b) British; (c) of several nationalities.

28 Simon is referred to as a mystic because he (a) can’t communicate with the others;(b) claims to have the power to heal others; (c) has mysterious powers of perception. Has mysterious powers of perception

29 Jack becomes possessed by the desire to (a) be rescued; (b) hunt; (c) find shelter.

30 A fire is to be burned at all times for (a) warmth; (b) protection from the beast; (c) a signal for rescue. A signal for rescue

31 The only one who remains to help Ralph with the building of the huts is (a) Simon;(b) Jack; (c) Piggy. Simon

32 Jack is intent when he hunts because (a)the animals represent a threat to the boys; (b) it is an appealing sport; (c) he becomes overwhelmed by the compulsion to track down and kill prey. He becomes overwhelmed by the compulsion…

33 "Grownups know things. They’d meet and have tea and discuss
"Grownups know things....They’d meet and have tea and discuss. Then things ’ud be all right." These words are spoken by (a) Ralph; (b) Piggy; (c) Jack. Piggy

34 The sign which "came down from the world of grownups" is (a) the naval officer who rescued the boys; (b) the wreckage of a plane; (c) a parachutist. A parachutist

35 The "beast from the air" is first sighted by (a) Jack; (b) Simon; (c) Samneric.

36 The twins think they see the beast, but it is really a (a) wild boar; (b) dead man and a parachute; (c) pig’s head. Dead man and a parachute

37 The boys who climb the mountain with Jack to view the beast are (a) Ralph and Simon; (b) Ralph and Roger; (c) Piggy and Ralph. Ralph and Roger

38 During the night, Simon often sneaks off to (a) search for the beast; (b) explore the island; (c) think in his private place. Think in his private place

39 During the mock hunt, the position of the pig is willingly assumed by (a) Piggy; (b) Maurice; (c) Robert. Robert

40 All of the following actually participate in a hunt EXCEPT (a) Ralph; (b) Simon; (c) Percival.

41 The boy whom Jack ties up and beats for an unrevealed crime is (a) Maurice; (b) Robert; (c) Wilfred.

42 "A taboo was revolving around that word too
"A taboo was revolving around that word too." The word referred to by this quotation is (a) beast; (b) fear; (c) Jack. Jack

43 Henry is protected from the stones Roger is throwing by (a) Ralph’s order; (b) the conditioning of civilization; (c) Ralph’s innate kindness. The conditioning of civilization

44 After his dialogue with "the Lord of the Flies," Simon immediately (a) runs back to inform the others; (b) wanders off to his private place; (c) climbs the mountain to view the beast. Climbs the mountain to view the beast

45 In the eyes of the pig’s head Simon sees (a) victory; (b) cynicism of adult life; (c) desire for revenge. Cynicism of adult life

46 Simon’s prediction to Ralph is that (a) the boys will kill someone; (b) the boys will be rescued; (c) order will be restored. The boys will be rescued

47 Percival claims that (a) there is no beast; (b) the beast is only Simon; (c) the beast came out of the sea. The beast came out of the sea

48 Ralph’s leadership fails because (a) he is a poor leader; (b) the boys fail to support their own rules which he attempts to uphold; (c) he will not listen to the boys. The boys fail to support their own rules which he attempts to uphold

49 The conch is (a) destroyed by Jack; (b) thrown away by Ralph in his desperation; (c) destroyed with Piggy. Destroyed with Piggy

50 Jack gets fire for his group by (a) stealing it from Ralph; (b) using Piggy’s glasses lens; (c) rubbing two sticks together. Stealing it from Ralph

51 Samneric (a) remain with Ralph to the end; (b) are held against their will by Jack to the end; (c) finally support Jack. Finally support Jack

52 Piggy is killed (a) as he crawls out of the forest; (b) at Castle Rock; (c) in the fight at the hut.

53 To escape from the savages, Ralph decides to (a) climb a tree; (b) run into the cave; (c) hide under the creepers. Hide under the creepers

54 The hunters leave the pig’s head as a (a) warning to the others; (b) symbol of their unity; (c) gift for the beast. Gift for the beast

55 Jack attempts to catch Ralph by (a) enticing him to join the group; (b) setting the island on fire; (c) setting traps all over the island. Setting the island on fire

56 In the presence of the naval officer, the boys (a) are belligerent; (b) continue to attack Ralph; (c) are ashamed and cry. Are ashamed and cry

57 The officer sees Jack as a (a) painted savage; (b) little red-headed boy; (c) natural leader.

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