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1

When we are introduced to Ralph

“Golden”

2

We see piggy as fat yet intelligent

“We ought to have a meeting”

3

We see jack Meriden as mean from the moment we meet him

“Your talking too much”
“Shut up,fatty”

4

Shape of island reflects plot high and low,rocky and forested,friendly and unfriendly

“Roughly boat showed”

5

Folding doesn’t choose the characters by chance he makes them all link.the island is exotic yet threatening

“A vision of red and yellow,flashed upwards with a witch-like cry”

6

At the boys seem excited and not phased by the prospect of no adults

Ralph-“there aren’t any grown-ups.We shall have to look after ourselves”

7

The younger ones fear a beastie proving they are still young to the reader

“Beastie”

8

Jacks cruel streak is hinted at again

“We all have rules!”

9

Ralph remains positive saying this is a ...

‘Good island”

10

Irony since piggy can’t see well but his insight and foresight are excellent

“Jus’blurs,that’s all.Hardly see my hand”

11

His tone in chapter two is almost parental

“My!you’ve made a big heap,haven’t you?”

12

Jacks hunting desires begin to set in

“If I could only get a pig”

13

Jacks da ergo is evident

“Kill the pig.Cur her throat.Bash her in”

14

Boys hope of being saved is symbolised through fire

“The fore was right out,smokeless and dead;the watchers were gone.”

15

Ralph describes hunters as

“Boys armed with sticks”