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In chapter one the characters of Piggy and Ralph meet up with each other after escaping from a plane they were on that was shot down A war was going on in the world around them but it seemed as if they were the first to step foot on the island Piggy spots a conch shell and shows Ralph how to use it to make a noise Then Ralph gathers all of the other boys who crashed down on the plane Short there after rules are set down and Ralph becomes the leader of the tribe They find no one else on the island so Jack decides to go hunting for pigs and some of the children follow while others believe it is foolish What I find very significant about this chapter is that while Jack didnt catch the pig his quote of next time shows that he plans on having a future of hunting In addition this shows a bit of foreshadowing of the boys splitting into groups because of there minds and what they believe in such as hunting and not hunting In chapter two Ralph calls another assemble and reminds everyone that they are alone on the island and that there are no adults Jack also makes a point of his failure to capture the pig and his need for skilled hunters to help him Several other rules were made such as whomever hold the conch shell gets to speak Also a younger boys speaks of a beastie he saw on the island but everyone tells him it must have been his imagination and to forget about it Ralph then suggests that they make a signal fire which would be necessary if they were ever to be rescued they figure out that if they use Piggys glasses they can start a fire but they are careless and start a raging fire The children also realize that the little boy with the birthmark
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