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chapter 9 a view to a death

Simon discovers beast. Simon is murdered by all the boys

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"what else is there to do?" chapter 9

Golding speaking - interchangeable. through fit Simon has come to an understanding that evil comes from them and must confront others with the truth

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'the beast was harmless and horrible; and the news must reach the others as soon as possible' chapter 9

Simon is compelled by the truth

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'Jack, painted and garlanded, sat there like an idol' chapter 9

presented as a pagan God

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'Jack rose from the log that was his throne' chapter 9

dictator. divine rights

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'all at once the thunder struck' chapter 9

increase sense of violence and fear

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'between the flashes of lightning the air was dark and terrible' chapter 9

nature conveying fear

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"kill the beast! cut his throat! spill his blood!" chapter 9

verbs with meaning. is the beast not an it????

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'the chant lost its first superficial excitement and began to beat like a steady pulse' chapter 9

simile to show savagery

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'the crowd surged after it... leapt on to the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore... tearing of teeth and claws' chapter 9

attacking as one and killing as one - death of Simon. overwhelmed violence. animalesque verbs

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'the clouds opened and let down the rain like a waterfall' chapter 9

mourning for Simon's death. Golding's tears?

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'they could see how small a beast it was... the beast lay huddled on the pale beach and the stains spread, inch by inch' chapter 9

Simon is weak and defenceless. underlines Simon's purity his innocence

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'Simon's dead body moved out towards the open sea' chapter 9

christ-like. natural world understanding and respecting him like the human world didn't. becoming saint like - beautification. using big images - impact of Simon's death

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chapter 10 the shell and the glasses -both motifs

they all deny murder. Jack beats Wilfred. Jack steals Piggy's glasses

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'fragile white conch' chapter 10

democracy has been worn away. colour has been lost symbolically

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"didn't you see what we -what we did" chapter 10

denying it. Peter's denial - ties in with Jesus

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"He was batty. he asked for it" chapter 10

blaming Simon. loss of innocence

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"i'm frightened. of us. I want to go home" chapter 10

Ralph. use of short sentence - powerful. reverting of child simplicity of home. frightened of his own doings

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"we was on the outside. we never done nothing, we never seen nothing" chapter 10

Piggy denies 3 times - Peters denial

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"he got angry and made us tie Wilfred up... he's been tied for hours, waiting" chapter 10

Jack is a stalinist. Stalin - show trials. stalinism - This system is an extreme case of totalitarianism.

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'the attraction of wildness had gone' chapter 10

Ralph witnessed horror of wildness. break down of society - anarchy and break down of human - crazy

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'Ralph prayed that the beast would prefer littluns' chapter 10

ironic

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'from his left hand dangled Piggy's broken glasses' chapter 10

blindness and sight. symbol of power and destruction to Jack - id

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chapter 11 castle rock

Ralph, Piggy, Sam n Eric go to castle rock. Piggy murdered. Ralph escapes. Roger tortures the twins

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'Piggy sat expressionless behind the luminous wall of his myopia' chapter 11

myopia means shortsighted. blindness and vulnerability of Piggy

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"supposing we go, looking like we used to, washed and hair brushed - after all we aren't savages really and being rescued isn't a game" chapter 11

Ralph. civilisation and order. can't accept dark side of man. underestimated Jack. thinks civilisation will overcome savagery. washed is an image of baptism - appear as civilised

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"young Simon was murdered" chapter 11

Piggy. death recognised

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Piggy and the conch chapter 11

Piggy is as fragile as the conch

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'they understood only too well the liberation into savagery that the concealing paint brought' chapter 11

savagery.

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Piggy and Ralph's relationship chapter 11

symbiotic throughout whole novel

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"Halt! who goes there?" chapter 11

Roger. word choices of army. contrast between Roger and Ralph

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'there were chest to chest, breathing fiercely, pushing and glaring' chapter 11

Ralph and Jack. emblem of world events. metaphorical representations of two opposing ideologies.

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'samneric protested out of the heart of civilisation' chapter 11

against Jack

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"tie them" chapter 11

stalinism

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"You're a beast and a swine and a bloody, bloody thief!" chapter 11

Ralph to Jack. saying he is savage and wrong

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'someone was throwing stones' chapter 11

Roger. repetition is deliberate. he is a sadist.

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'Piggy a bag of fat' chapter 11

target, easy to attack

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"which is better - to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?" chapter 11

Piggy. simple. civilisation vs savagery

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'the rock struck Piggy a glancing blow form chin to knee; the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist' chapter 11

Roger makes his choice which is savagery. rock destroys symbol (conch) and voice (Piggy) of civilisation.

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'the hangman's horror clung to him' chapter 11

alliteration emphasises darkness and death

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'the prodding became rhythmic' chapter 11

samneric suffer from Jack's torture

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'Samneric lay looking up in quiet terror. Roger advanced upon them as one wielding a nameless authority' chapter 11

savagery and darkness. could represent the horrific nature of the killings of the Jews and other minority groups in the concentration camps

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chapter 12 cry of the hunters

Ralph hears sound of terror. Ralph smoked out. Boys rescued

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'the breaking of the conch and the deaths of Piggy and Simon lay over the island like a vapour' chapter 12

civilisation and order. simile

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'again the stars spilled about the sky' chapter 12

methodical. image of world collapsing

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"they're going to hunt you to-morrow" chapter 12

Jack is going to hunt Ralph - militaristic order

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"you don't know Roger. He's a terror. Roger sharpened a stick at both ends"chapter 12

mutilation.

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'Ralph whimpered and yawned like a littlun' chapter 12

innocence. darkness and death. fear of the beast.

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'Ralph launched himself like a cat; stabbed, snarling, with the spear, and the savage doubled up' chapter 12

animalistic in order to survive

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'birds were screaming, mice shrieking, and a little hopping thing came under the mat and cowered' chapter 12

whole island - terror uproar - nature - metaphor for Hiroshima

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'looked up at a huge peaked cap' chapter 12

civilisation - naval officer come to rescue them, otherwise Ralph would've died

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'an anchor' chapter 12

democracy. monarchy. safety - held up

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'the ululation faltered and died away' chapter 12

hope at end. adults - instant emblem of rules, order and civilisation

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"hullo" chapter 12

right accent

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"fun and games" chapter 12

naval officer. bathetic. biggest understatement

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'the sky was black' chapter 12

evil that has engulfed the island

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'the whole island was shuddering with flames' chapter 12

flames of hell

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"what have you been doing? having a war or something?" chapter 12

ironic

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"I should have thought that a pack of British boys would have been able to put up a better show that that" chapter 12

horrors of war. Golding was in navy.

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'a little boy who wore the remains of an extraordinary black cap on his red hair and who carried the remains of a pair of spectacles at his waist, started forward, then changed his mind and stood still' chapter 12

knows his wrong doing

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'shuddering spasms of grief that seemed to wrench his whole body' chapter 12

alliteration. sense of bathos. reader shares horror with boys that the officer has no idea of

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'Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy' chapter 12

they had a symbiotic relationship. he has witnessed the horror or mankinds essential illness that is the beast - savagery