Sunday, June 2, 2019
Lord of The Flies Book Report :: Book Review
Character PageRalphRalph is a fair boy of about twelve. He is the first character introduced in the paper and is a dominant leader throughout most of the book. He finds the conch, a symbol of order and authority. He blows the conch and holds an assembly in which he is voted chief. Ralph stays centre on getting rescued and building shelters while most of the others play and hunt. By the end all the boys have either turned against him or died. neandertalPiggy is a large, timid boy, with asthma and specs (eye glasses). He is Ralphs loyal sidekick from the start. His brilliant mind and logical thinking be trapped wrong his unattractive body. He is disrespected and rejected because of his looks, and used for his glasses, which are the only means of starting the fire. Piggy struggles to stay strong and clear through the madness and chaos. squatJack is the leader of the choir boys who become the first band of hunters. He is intent on becoming savage and killing pigs for meat. He negle cts the fire, their only apply for rescue, and goes hunting instead. Jack rebels against Ralph and forms his own tribe at the other end of the Island. His tribe hunts all day and holds feasts and dances every night. His violent instincts show up in murder and destruction as civilization runs out of him. SimonSimon is mysterious and spiritual. He is a small boy with incredible, silent, courage and strength. He starts out a set off of Jacks choir, then becomes loyal to Ralph when he is elected chief. Simon helps Ralph with the shelters and is admired by the littluns. He has a spiritual encounter with the Lord of the Flies, which is a pigs head on a stick. This encounter is one of the most symbolic incidences in the book. The head is the beast that all the littluns fear and represents the inner instincts and evils in man. SamnericIn the parentage Sam and Eric are recognized as two separate people, two twin brothers. By the end they are referred to as Samneric, a single being. They w ere loyal to Ralph in the beginning and throughout most of the book. Towards the end they are captured by Jacks tribe and join in on a hunt for Ralph. They are weak and easily swayed by forceful power.PlotThe book opens with the description of a beautiful island with pink rocks, warm pools, and a long, palm lined, beach protected by a coral reef.