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Innocence 1

“He patted the palm trunk softly; and forced at last to believe in the reality of the island, laughed delightedly again and stood on his head” Ch. 1

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Innocence 2

"Daddy said they haven't found all the animals in the sea yet." Ch. 5

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Innocence 3

“The humiliating tears were running from the corner of each eye. ‘ I’m not going to play any longer, not with you” Ch. 8

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Innocence 4

“…ages ago they had stood in two demure rows and their voices had been the song of angels.” Ch. 8

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Innocence 5

"What could be safer than the bus center with its lamps and wheels?" Ch. 10
“Might it not be possible to walk boldly into the fort, say – ‘I’ve got pax’ laugh lightly and sleep amongst the others” Ch. 12

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Innocence 6

"'They're not as bad as that. It was an accident.'" Chapter 12

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Innocence 7

“Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart” Ch. 12

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Evil 1

"The desire to squeeze and hurt was over-mastering." Ch. 7

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Evil 2

"There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws."
Ch. 9

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Savagery 1

"'Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!'" Ch. 7

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Savagery 2

“There was the brilliant world of hunting, tactics, fierce exhilaration, skill; and there was the world of longing and baffled common-sense.”

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Savagery 3

"'This head is for the beast. It's a gift.'" Ch. 8

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Savagery 4

"'Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!'" Ch. 9

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Savagery 5

"There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws."
Ch. 9

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Savagery 6

"Behind them on the grass the headless and paunched body of a sow lay where they had dropped it." Ch. 11

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Savagery 7

"Which is better--to have laws and agree, or to hunt and kill?" Ch. 11

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Civilisation 1

Ralph gains organizes group; “Seems to me we ought to have a chief to decide things.” Ch.1

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Civilisation 2

“There was the brilliant world of hunting, tactics, fierce exhilaration, skill; and there was the world of longing and baffled common-sense.”

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Civilisation 3

"Here, invisible yet strong, was the taboo of the old life. Round the squatting child was the protection of parents and school and policemen and the law" Ch. 4

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Civilisation 4

"The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away." Ch. 5

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Civilisation 5

"What could be safer than the bus center with its lamps and wheels?" Ch. 10

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Civilisation 6

"Which is better--to have laws and agree, or to hunt and kill?" Ch. 11

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Civilisation 7

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

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Violence 1

"'Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!'" Ch. 7

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Violence 2

"The desire to squeeze and hurt was over-mastering." Ch. 7

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Violence 3

"'Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!'" Ch. 9

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Violence 4

"They were glad to touch the brown backs of the fence that hemmed in the terror and made it governable." Ch. 9

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Violence 5

"At once the crowd surged after it, poured down the rock, leapt onto the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore. There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws."
Ch. 9

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Violence 6

"In the stern-sheets another rating held a sub-machine gun."
Chapter 12