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Lord of the Flies quizlet
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What is the scar?
The mark created by the plane on the island
(Represents destruction of beauty)
Why was Piggy unable to do a lot of physical work?
Why did Jack believe that he should be the leader?
He was head of the choir boys and was the only one who could sing a high C
What was the main reason why Ralph was chief?
He blew the conch and called the assembly
What gave the boys the right to speak at the meetings
Holding the conch
What happened when Jack was hunting a pig for the first time?
He took out his knife but then chickened out
Who brings up the idea of the 'beastie' or 'snake thing'?
A little boy
What were Ralph's 2 main priorities?
Getting rescued and having fun
What is Ralph's initial reaction when he realizes that there are no adults?
He is thrilled
Who built the shelters?
Ralph and Simon
Why couldn't Jack relax?
He had an urge to hunt
Why doesn't the ship see the boys
The fire went out because no one was tending to it
What is the form of the beast?
The beast took on the form of many things
What did Ralph think was the most important thing to do?
Keep the fire going
What does Simon believe about the beast?
The beast is inside of us all
What is the gift at the end of the sow hunt
The sow head on a stick
Where was Simon during the sow hunt?
In his 'nature place'
Who talks to Simon after the sow is killed?
The lord of the flies (the devil)
What happens when Simon comes down from the mountain?
He attempts to tell the other boys that the beast is not real but gets fatally beaten by the boys
How do the boys react when Jack decides that he should be chief over Ralph?
The boys don't directly say anything but they silently follow Jack
What is stolen from Piggy in the book?
Who cut the pigs throat (and enjoyed it)
What is the literal beast?
The parachute man
What was Simon screaming when he was fatally beaten?
About the body on the hill
What is the best way to describe Roger?
Gloomy and secretive
What position does Locke support?
Everyone is born with a blank slate
What position does Hobbes support?
People are naturally evil and selfish
What part of the personality controlls primitive impulses and desires?
What is part of one's personality that contains conscience and morality?
What is the part of a personality that balances impulse and conscience?
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