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Flashcards in INNOCENCE Deck (10)
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Ralph crying at the end.

"Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart..."


Ralph + Jack don't know how to light a fire.

"The shameful knowledge grew in them and they did not know how to begin confession...."Will you light the fire?"


Jack and Ralph's initial friendship.

"Jack and Ralph smiled at each other with shy liking."


Ralph's joy at the beginning of the novel at being on the island without grownups.

"Then the delight of a realized ambition overcame him....Here was a coral island."


Ralph's shout and insult to Jack.

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


Jack running off from Ralph's group - his parting line.

"I'm not going to play any longer. Not with you."


The description of the boys at the end.

"The boys, their bodies streaked with clay, sharp sticks in their hands."


The officer about the boy's time on the island.

"Jolly good show. Like Coral Island."


Ralph's denial about not being rescued.

"When he leaves he'll come and rescue us."
"Because, " thought Ralph, "Because, because."


Ralph remembering his previous childlike excitement about the island.

"...remembering that first enthusiastic exploration as though it were part of a brighter childhood, he smiled jeeringly."