How To Kill Animals In Lord Of The Flies

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“Kill the pig! Cut his Throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!”( Golding 114). The song of happy boys who killed their first pig, except this is a justified kill of an animal not a human life. In the novel Lord Of The Flies, written by William Golding published in 1954, is a novel set during World War II about a group of schoolboys that are deserted on an island. The boys start out to be happy and carefree with the thought of no adults around to be in charge of them. However, the boys decide to bring order into their society by having Ralph as the chief. Ralph is the primary protagonist and tries to get the boys to understand that the most important thing is to be rescued from the island. Also, with the help of Piggy and Simon he has to try and…show more content…
When the boys first wake up from the plane crash they are not all in the same location on the island. Ralph is the one to blow the conch shell, which gathers all the boys together in the same area as Ralph and Piggy. Piggy told Ralph that they should make a list of all the boys who are on the island, they make the list of most of the boys on the island. For instance in chapter two, “He was a shrimp of a boy, about six years old, and one side of his face was blotted out by a mulberry-colored birthmark (Golding 35).” The mulberry birthmark was what made the little boy stand out from the other little 'un. After the mulberry boy stops talking, Ralph suggest that they build a fire on top of the mountain. The boys start to collect the wood for the fire and when they start the fire they do not make sure to control the fire. In result, the fire started to burn across one side of the island and the boys did not check to make sure everyone was on top of the mountain. Piggy is the one to notice that the mulberry boy was not on the mountain with them on the mountains. For instance Piggy is talking,“That lillte’un that had a mark on his face-where is- he now? I tell I don’t see him. The boys looked at each other fearfully, unbelieving. -where is he now (46-47)?” The boys were not sure if the mulberry boy was still out there in the forest, but he never reappears when Piggy asked about the mulberry boy. The first death of the mulberry boy was an accident, but the other two deaths were not innocent
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