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the only one to take notice of the disappearance of the boy with the mulberry colored birthmark
"still felt an unease of wrongdoing" during the destruction of the sandcastles
walks into the forest with "an air of purpose."
his father is "a commander in the navy" and is expected to save the boys
first to bring up the snake-like "beastie" that comes at night
"pretended to be the pig and ran squealing into the center [of the circle] while the hunters pretended to beat him"
"his matter of fact ideas were dull, but there was always to be got out of pulling his leg..."
represents the "world of longing and baffled commonsense"
"cried for mothers much less often than might have been expected"
"they breathed together, they grinned together, they were chunky and vital"
became "liberated from shame and self-consciousness" with the mask of face paint
"[his] arm was conditioned by a civilization that knew nothing of him and was in ruins."
most concerned with the fact that there were no grownups on the island immediately after the crash
"the boy came forward to the platform with his black cloak flying, and peered with almost complete darkness."
Represents that "brilliant world of hunting, tactics, and fierce exhilaration."
listens intently "to the sounds of the island" and to the surrounding nature
"for a minute [he] became less a hunter than a furtive thing, ape-like among the tangle of trees."
feels the "taboo of old life" when throwing rocks at littluns
"you could see now that he might make a boxer, but there was mildness and eyes that proclaimed no devil."
"ate most of the day, picking fruits, and were used to stomachaches and chronic diarrhea."
"there was a stillness about [him] as he sat that marked him out; there was his size and attractive appearance."
"they were bright blue eyes, eyes that in this frustration seemed bolting and nearly mad."
"was an outsider, not only by accent, but by fat, and ass-mar, and specs."
frustrated with the lack of help in shelter building
At first, reluctantly follow Jack in the hunting excursion, but quickly feel the rush of hunting
"I agree with Ralph. We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are the best at everything. So we've got to do the right things."
"I'm calling an assembly, with the conch. I'm calling a meeting even if we have to go on into the dark. Down on the platform. When I blow it. Now."
"I got the conch! Just you listen! The first thing we ought to have made was shelters down there by the beach. But the first time Ralph says 'fire' you goes howling and screaming up this here mountain. Like a pack of kids. How can you expect to be rescued if you don't put first things first and act proper."
Symbolizes authority, civility in the society they form
Symbolizes the boy's connection to their home, civilization, and society
Symbolizes intellect, rationality and realism
Symbolizes the littlun's innocence and the older children fighting their inner-evil
Symbolizes the destruction of perfection and the Eden-like state of the island
Symbolizes perfection and an unblemished environment
The Island (before)
connection to home and civilization,
hope of getting rescued
gets out of control, kills boy with Mulberry Mark
Has potential to cause destruction and chaos
can be source of conflict
the first one to dismiss the power of the conch by claiming the boys "don't need the conch anymore."
"that thing squats by the fire as though it didn't want us to be rescued."
"a gift for the beast."
Lord of the Flies
"something flittered there in front of his mind like a bat's wing, obscuring his idea. But at once his ideas were back and the anger."
"demoniac figures with faces of white and red and green... stark naked save for paint and a belt"
"thought of the beast, there rose before his inward sight the picture of a human at once heroic and sick."
"but here, faced by the ocean, the miles of division, he felt clamped down, helpless, condemned."
"when the breeze blew, the lines would strain...so the figure seemed to peer across the brow of the mountain."
"was so full of delight and expanding liberty in Jack's departure."
"stood outside the triangle to indicate he wished to listen but would not speak" during Ralph's assembly
"the head grinned amusedly in the strange daylight, ignoring the flies, the spilled guts, even ignoring the indignity of being spiked on a stick."
Lord of the Flies
"could never manage to do things sensibly if that meant acting independently of one another."
"he turned his left forearm..on the outside was a rip; not much, but bloody."
"his hands which held the conch shook. The humiliating tears were running form the corner of each eye.
involuntarily forced to join Ralph and Jack on the journey up to see the beast.
accused of causing the fear of the beast
" a poor, misguided boy" who many accuse of being "batty"
" realized with surprise that he did not really expect to meet any beast and didn't know what he would do about it if he did."
"squealed in mock terror, then in real pain" when the circle of hinters beat him after the hunt
believes there is something to be done about the beast but "the pressure of the assembly took his voice away."
the only one to protect the conch when the hunters invade the camp
his nails were "bitten down to the quick though he could not remember when he had restarted this habit."
"a blackness within a blackness" lives inside his vast mouth"
The Lord of the Flies
"Life is scientific, that's what it is. In a year or two when the war's over, they'll be travelling to Mars and back. I know there isn't no beast- not with claws and all that, I mean= but I know there isn't no fear either.
"we've seen the beast with our own eyes. It was furry. There was something moving behind its head- wings..."
"I hit him. I hit him with my spear, I wounded him."
"Fancy thinking the beast was something you could hunt and kill! You knew didn't you? I'm part of you? Close, Close, Close! I'm the reason why it's a no go? Why things are the way they are?"
Lord of the Flies
Piggy is the only person willing to admit that Simon's death was murder.
Ralph's group decided to paint their faces in order to appear like savages in the hope of reasoning with Hack and the hunters after Jack stole Piggy's glasses
False, cleaned up in order to look civilized
Jack suggests the only way to keep the beast happy is to leave a sacrifice of each kill for it
Jack quits the original tribe because Ralph chose Piggy's idea for the signal fire over Jack's idea
False, no-one supports Jack when he wants to be chief instead of Jack
Ralph and Piggy try to prevent Simon's death, but they are overpowered by the hunters
False, no-one tries to prevent Simon's death
Simon was the only boy who believed the beast was not a physical monster
Jack manipulates the group into thinking that Simon's death was an appropriate sacrifice needed to satisfy the beast.
False, he claims that Simon was the beast, and it was for the good of the group
The lord of the flies is the parachutist up on the mountain, who the boys believe is the beast
False, the lord of the flies is the Pig Hear
Roger is the only boy to vote with Jack to remove Ralph as the chief and put Jack in his place
false, on-one votes with Jack
The first method Jack's tribe uses to flush Ralph out of his hiding place is rolling boulders straight into the thicket where Ralph is sheltered
Ralph cries at the end of the novel out of relief for being rescued right when he was about to be killed by Jack and the Hunters
Piggy is the only boy to worry about "what grownups going to think" in regards to Simon's death and the disappearance of the boy with the mulberry birthmark
"smelled like Vicks Nose drops"
"crossed her legs and started jiggling this one foot up and down...very nervous for a prostitute."
"used to be a regular writer... now he is out in Hollywood being a prostitute"
" a yearbook kind of handsome guy"
"...besides checkers she was quite fond of all athletic sports."
was psychoanalyzed at the age of 13
"didn't have a maid or anything, and always opened the door...didn't have too much dough."
"the nicest member of [Holden's Family]. He never got mad at anybody."
"the only one outside of [Holden's Family] that was ever shown Allie's baseball mitt with all the poems on it."
Insists he is just going through a phase right now
"a pretty spooky kid. Even with that little bitty voice, she could sort of scare you a little bit."
was never once seen brushing his teeth..."they always looked sort of mossy and awful."
not described as "strictly beautiful" but "she knocked [Holden] Out."
"had on this very sad, ratty old bathrobe that he was probably born in or something."
"doesn't care if it's a sad goodbye or a bad goodbye," but needs to know he is leaving a place
"she's only ten and quite skinny. Roller skate skinny
"a secret slob who always looked right, but never cleaned anything."
throws a punch at Holden, which Holden "doesn't even try to get out of the way of."
"one of those very yellow guys"
visits Holden "practically every weekend" while he is in "this crumby place."
"walks around the room, picking up your personal stuff of your desk and chiffonier."
"the only dumb one" in the Caufield family
what type of narration is the Catcher in the Rye?
First Person Limited
What does Holden tell us is the purpose of his red hunting hat?
He says it's his "people shooting hat"
What happens to the composition Holden writes about Allie's baseball mitt?
Holden tears it up because he feels "so lonely and depressed."
Which of the following is NOT one of the things Holden lies about?
He claims he is responsible for Allie's death
Why is Holden kicked out of Pencey Prep?
he is failing 4 of his classes
What does Holden do in response to Allie's death?
He punches all the garage windows out, he struggles with his mental health, he doesn't do well in school
Where is Holden as the novel opens?
A rehabilitation facility
What is the symbolism of Holden not wanting to destroy the snowball
he values childhood, he is trying to protect innocence
Why do Holden and Stradlater get into a physical fight?
Holden calls Stradlater a moron and therefore gets punched in the face
why does Holden refuse to sleep with the prostitute??
he just wants to talk with her and not go to the sexual level, he views her as a child and therefore wouldn't be comfortable taking her innocence, he is not sexually experienced and doesn't want to sleep with a prostitute for his first time
"do that composition for me. Don't knock yourself out or anything, but just make it descriptive as hell."
"Stop calling me 'kid'. ******** it. I'm old enough to be your lousy father."
"It isn't very serious. I have this tiny little tumor on the brain."
"Want your parents to know you spent the night with a *****? High class kid like you?"
"I don't smoke. Listen, if you're gonna talk, do it. I got things to do."
"Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules."
"Sleep tight, ya morons."
the first to spot our Lady of Chains "washed up on the river bank."
Feels "self-conscious and ashamed" when watching the news.
"without human help, loosened the chains during the night and escaped back to the slaves"
Lady of Chains
"her face was suspicious and stern and she carried a musical bow tucked under her arm like a riding whip."
"everything just comes into her. All the suffering out there and she feels as if it's happening to her. She can't tell the difference."
refuses to give an apology and ends up in the hospital as a result
"had spent hours luring roaches out of the house with bits of marshmallow and rails of graham cracker crumbs because she was a lunatic when it came to saving bugs."
"tries every which way to get June to marry him, but she won't do it."
a cultured, intelligent, and successful business owner in Tiburon, South Carolina.
"only had kindness for Snout, his bird dog."
"her body was growing out of a block of wood, a black woman with her arm lifted out and her fist balled up."
Lady of Chains
had hair that "was constantly going off in eleven directions."
"smiled so little..maybe because she was around death too much."
"had gone to church for forty years and was only getting worse"
"she started having stretches when she didn't want to go to school or do anything. By the time she was thirteen, she was having terrible depressions."
saw right through Lily's lies when Lily and Rosaleen arrrive
"she was like Mary, with her heart on the outside of her chest"
"despite her sharp ways, her heart was more tender than a flower skin and she loved [Lily] beyond reason."
"how do you know she isn't alive right in this very town? TRay could've lied about her being dead."
"why it's the funniest ******* thing I ever heard; you thinking your mother is your guardian angel. The woman could have cared less about you."
"but she's white..."
"Oh i get it. You ran off 'cause of what your daddy said about your mother. It didn't have nothing to do with me in jail."
"somebody knocked the daylights out of you...Oh! Susanna."
"Lily, if you ask Mary's help, she'll give it."
"My mama used to tell me Our Lady lived on the moon and that I should dance when her face was bright and hibernate when it was dark."
"Oh lily girl. You got to stop all this. I just known some things are better left alone."
"What was the point of the Civil Rights Act? Doesn't that mean people have to let you stay in their motels and eat in their restaurants if you want to?"
"You can hate me all you want, but she's the one who left you, not me."
Lily hides her mother's things under her bed to keep them safe from TRay
False, in the peach orchard
May and June see right through Lily's lies when she arrives at the Boatwright house
According to August, the most important bee yard rule is to send the bees love.
April and May had a deep, twin connection in which they could feel each other's pain
Lily is kicked out of the Women's society for bringing Rosaleen to the rose pinning ceremony
False, because she didn't have anyone to bring
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