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1-1 Why does Jack try to lead the tribe?
1-1 He’s the head boy, leader of the choir, and he can sing a C sharp.
1-2 What does the conch represent?
1-3 Which characters explore to see if this really is an island?
1-3 Ralph, Simon, and Jack
1-4 How do the boys feel while exploring the island?
1-4 Powerful and dominant
1-5 What does Jack do (or not do) that changes him for the rest of the book?
1-5 He lets the piglet go (because he doesn’t know how to kill.
2-1 Which child mentions the beastie first?
2-1 The boy with the birthmark.
2-2 What happened to the boy with the birthmark?
2-2 He was burned up when the signal fire got out of control.
2-3 How did the boys destroy a large portion of the island?
2-3 At their meeting, the boys decide on many very specific…
2/3-4 Who helps build the shelters?
2-4 Everyone except hunters (#1), Ralph and a couple kids (#2), Ralph and Simon only (#3).
2/3-5 How does Jack feel when he’s hunting?
2/3-5 Jack feels like he’s being hunted.
4-1 What is an allegory?
4-1 A story where characters, settings, etc. are symbolic
4-2 What is the difference between static and dynamic characters?
4-2 Static characters stay the same; dynamic characters change over time.
4-3 What actions show Maurice and Roger are less moral and civilized than before?
4-3 Maurice and Roger run through littluns’ sand castles getting sand in littluns’ eyes. They also throw rocks aiming to miss. None of this comes with apologies nor regrets.
4-4 How does Simon demonstrate kindness to others in chapter 4 (starting the fire and feasting)?
4-5 He picks up Piggy’s broken glasses and gives Piggy meat after Jack refuses to.
5-1 How is the tribe’s behavior ironic?
5-1 Little British school boys are supposed to be respectful, polite, civilized, and law-abiding; however, they are increasingly uncivilized.
5-2 What makes Jack more popular than Ralph?
5-2 Jack likes to hunt, provide feasts, and have fun; Ralph wants rules, order, and to get rescued.
5-3 What does meeting place look like?
5-3 It’s a triangle with Ralph on one side, hunters on another, and littluns on the third side.
5-4 Why does Ralph discipline the boys?
5-4 Jack let the signal fire go out, they’re defecating near the food and everywhere they want, they didn’t help build shelters, there’s no fresh water near the shelters, and there’s no beast so stop crying.
5-5 What is Simon talking about when he mentions “man’s essential illness”?
5-5 People have evilness inside themselves – that they aren’t perfectly good. It’s a religious idea other than to talk about good versus evil.
6-1 What is the beast from the air?
6-1 It’s a dead, military parachutist.
6-2 What didn’t Samneric see the beastie land?
6-2 Samneric fell asleep and let the signal fire go out (again).
6-3 What does the “beastie from the air” represent symbolically?
6-3 He’s the invasion of war on the island, so there will be a war here too.
6/7-4 What geographic feature do the boys explore while hunting the beastie?
6/7-5 What is a major source of situational irony in chapters 6 and 7?