Lord of the Flies

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Lord Of The Flies Summary [pic] |Lord Of The Flies Summary - The Island | |Lord of the Flies is set during World War 2 on a tropical island in the Coral Sea. A group of boys survive a plane crash and are| |left stranded on a deserted island with no adults. At first the boys cling to the principles and laws they were taught during | |their upbringing. They call a meeting where they establish rules, set jobs, and democractically vote for a leader. | | | |[pic]…show more content…
| | | |Soon after this a fighter plane is shot down and the dead pilot 's body floats down by parachute onto the island where it gets | |stuck in the trees. Later on the boys mistake this for the dreaded beast and mass fear and panic sets in. | | | |Back at camp Jack rebels against the leadership of Ralph and tries to have himself made chief. When he fails he storms off | |taking the older boys with him to create another tribe. They perform a hunt where they kill a wild pig and stick its head on a | |pike as a sacrifice for the beast. Later on a boy named Simon encounters the pig 's head. As Simon looks at the pig 's head it | |begins to talk to him in a hallucination. At this point Simon realises that there is no beast roaming the island. The real beast| |is the evil within their own hearts that the boys have been gradually giving in to. He also sees that what they mistook for the | |beast in the trees was really the dead parachutist. | | | |As Simon
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