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The Lord of the Flies The Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a struggle between Ralph Jack the boys and the Beast good and evil The book takes a look at what would happen if a group of British school kids were to become stranded on an island all by them selves Upon arrival the boy have good intntions like keeping a fire lit so that passing ships can see the smoke and rescue them what started out as great ideas soon became null and void because the boys were wanting to move on to more exciting things The killing of a pig slowly begins to take over their lives and when the were finally successful they began acting like indian savages and dancing around the dead animal and chanting As this thirst for blood begins to spread the group is split into the rational firewatchers pitted against the irrational the hunters The fear of a mythological beast is reserved by the younger members of the groups and they are forced to do something about it During one of the hunters celebrations around the kill of an animal a fire-watcher stumbles and tries to disband the idea of the monster Caught in the rabid outburst of the dance this fire-watcher suddenly becomes the monster and is brutally slaughtered by the other members of the group The climax of the novel is when the hunters are confronted by the fire-watchers The hunters had stole Piggys glasses so that they may have a means of making a cooking fire One of the more vicious hunters roles a boulder off of a cliff crushing Piggy and causing the death of yet another rational being The story concludes with the hunters hunting Ralph the head and last of the fire-watchers After lighting half of the island on fire in an attempt to smoke Ralph from his hiding place they chase him on to the beach only to
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