Lord of the Flies: Civilisation versus savagery Quotes

Chapter 1 Ralph is “pulling a lump from the poor soil”Piggy says ” ‘and make a list. We ought to have a meeting’ “The choir are first introduced in the novel as “marching approximately in step in two parallel lines””Their bodies, from throat to ankle, were hidden by black cloaks””uniformed superiority”Naming: “The choir” “The boys” “Sam and Eric”
Chapter 2 “the conch forgotten”Ralph suggests ” ‘we must make a smoke on top of the mountain. We must make a fire.’ “Ironic how Jack says ” ‘We got to have rules and obey them. After all we’re not savages”Jack respects democracy “held out is hand for the conch
Chapter 3 “Jack had to think for a moment before he could remember what rescue was.””Seductive, maddening the promise of meat.”
Chapter 4 “almost naked””taboo of the old life” stops Roger from directly throwing stone at Henry.But ” Roger led the way straight through the castles, kicking them over, burying flowers””unease of wrong doing””fierce exhilaration” of hunting
Chapter 5 Ralph “He lost himself in maze of thoughts” (not only loss of logic but subconscious taking over conscious – FREUDIAN)Piggy says ” ‘Grown-ups know things.’ “
Chapter 6 “But a sign came down form the world of grown-ups” (Literal and metaphorical fall)”four unwinking eyes aimed and two mouths opened” (Sam and Eric)”one terrified mind” (Sam and Eric)
Chapter 7 RALPH JOINS PIG HUNT “By now, Ralph has no self-consciousness in public””Ralph, carried away by a sudden thick excitement, grabbed Eric’s spear and jabbed at Robert with it”” ‘I hit him all right. The spear stuck in. I wounded him!’ ” (Ralph killing the boar””new respect and felt hunting was good after all””Ralph too was fighting to get near, to get a handful of that, brown, vulnerable flesh”
Chapter 8 “no smoke without fire” (when J leaves fire/rescue hope back)”The sound of the inexpertly blown conch interrupted them” (Jack blows conch)”That’s what grown-ups would do”” ‘Out of the dark -‘ … ‘Trees-‘ ” (Breakdown of speech)Jack says about Ralph that ” ‘He isn’t a proper chief’ … ‘He’s a coward himself’ “
Chapter 9 SIMON DIES”thin trickle of smoke was climbing into the sky””leapt onto the beast [Simon], screamed, struck, bit, tore””Betrayed by his stomach, Piggy through a bone down on the beach and stooped for more””Simon was crying out something about a dead man on a hill”
Chapter 10 Ralph says ” ‘I’m frightened. Of us’ “Ralph says to Piggy ” ‘Let the fire go then, for to-night'”” ‘You write a letter to your auntie’ “
Chapter 11 PIGGY AND CONCH DIE”Ralph continued to blow … ‘No use’ “”Ralph was a shock of hair and Piggy a bag og fat”Ralph says ” ‘Are we savages or what?’ ” to Piggy”conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist”
Chapter 12 “Ralph wept for the end of innocence””No; no smoke; no rescue”” ‘- we thought -‘ … ‘-they made us. They hurt us -‘ “”Ralph launched himself like a cat; stabbed, snarling with the spear””Kill the beast! Cut his throat ! Spill his blood!””Samneric were savages like the rest; Piggy was dead and the conch smashed to powder”

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