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Coral Island In William Golding's Lord Of The Flies

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Chased by the tribe, Ralph narrowly escapes Jacks attack and is convinced he is about to die. As a final act of defeat, he runs towards the beach and collapses. There, by a miracle British naval officer has come to save the boys. When he has a look around he doesn't see the reality of what was happening but thought that the boys were merely just playing around with clay on their faces. Ralph tries to explain but doesn't get too far when the officer says "I know. Jolly good show. Like the Coral Island"; a story that romanticized the idea of no adults around, portraying it as all fun and games. Emotions running on a high Ralph comes to the realization of what the island has done to him; he no longer has his innocence or his old perception and

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