Quotes From Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis Essay

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1. But a sign came down from the world of grown-ups . . . (95)

The significance of this quote is that a warning sign was sent to the island (plane, helicopter, or some flying vehicle) but none of the boys were awake so the “grownups” were unaware about their whereabouts. The fire had died down and so did the smoke (at this current point) for the grownups to see if anyone was stranded on the island. This is ironic where that Ralph had given Jack the responsibility of making sure the fire was always there and had boys to watch for any sign of help but since they all fell asleep, they lost the chance of being rescued.

2. “We don’t need the conch any more. We know who ought to say things.” (101-102)

We: To all the boys from Ralph and Jack
The significance of this quote is that the conch was initially used for giving undivided attention and complete respect …show more content…

A human eventually leads to a beast because it’s combination of heroic and sick and rage inside of a human is what leads to a beast like that.

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Chapter Seven “Shadows and Tall Trees”

1. He pulled distastefully at his grey shirt and wondered whether he might undertake the adventure of washing it . . . He would like to have a pair of scissors and cut his hair . . . He would like to have a bath . . . a toothbrush would come in handy too. (109)

He/His: Ralph
Distastefully: Dislike or disgust
The significance of this quote is that survival has started to become a major problem for not just Ralph but for all the boys with the same sort of situation. All the boys are unable to maintain their bodies and odor because of difficulties on the island. This also shows that their living situations or huts are not in good condition and that order among the group is falling apart.

2. The circle moved in and round. Robert squealed in mock terror, then in real pain.

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