Lord Of The Flies Ch, 11-12 Review

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Lord Of The Flies Ch, 11-12 Review - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is the main place that Ralph and his group go in the beginning of chapter 11? What do they bring with them, and why do they go to that place?

    • A.

      They go to Castle Rock and they bring the conch shell to confront Jack.

    • B.

      They go to the beach, and brings the littleuns to swim and play

    • C.

      They go into the forest area, and brings a basket to gather fruit to eat.

    Correct Answer
    A. They go to Castle Rock and they bring the conch shell to confront Jack.
    Ralph and his group go to Castle Rock in the beginning of chapter 11. They bring the conch shell with them in order to confront Jack. The conch shell symbolizes order and civilization, and Ralph hopes to use it as a means of asserting his authority and reminding Jack of the rules and democracy they had established on the island. By bringing the conch shell, Ralph aims to convince Jack to return to their group and restore order among the boys.

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  • 2. 

    Eric says "...But they'll be painted! You know how it is..." What does this mean? What is it that paint brings? Be specific.

    Correct Answer
    liberation into savagery
  • 3. 

    How does Ralph taunt Jack, that they both end up in a fight? Discribe the outcome.

    Correct Answer
    Theif, Jack lunges at Ralph, ending up in a fight with spears.
  • 4. 

    How does Piggy die? Was his death significant, or how did the deaths of Simon and Piggy effect Ralph? If so, explain. Try to be as specific as possible.

    Correct Answer
    boulder smashed Piggy, fell 40 ft, landed on a red rock with head cracked open, red pouring out of his skull. Ralph starts thinking their deaths lay over the island like vapor, all civilization, stripped from island
    Piggy dies when a boulder smashes him, causing his head to crack open and blood to pour out. This event is significant because it symbolizes the complete loss of civilization on the island. Ralph, who witnesses Piggy's death, starts to realize that the deaths of Piggy and Simon represent the destruction of order and morality among the boys. The image of their deaths hanging over the island like vapor highlights the devastating impact of their deaths on Ralph and the loss of civilization on the island.

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  • 5. 

    Who knocks down the Lord of the Flies? Why?

    Correct Answer
    Ralph, tooken over by a sick fear and rage.
    Ralph knocks down the Lord of the Flies because he is overcome by a sick fear and rage. This suggests that Ralph's desperation and anger lead him to commit this act.

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  • 6. 

    How does Sam show compassion for Ralph?

    Correct Answer
    gives him a chunk of meat.
    Sam shows compassion for Ralph by giving him a chunk of meat. This act of giving demonstrates empathy and care towards Ralph's needs, showing that Sam is willing to provide for him and support him in a time of need. It shows a kind and compassionate gesture, indicating that Sam is considerate of Ralph's well-being and wants to help him.

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  • 7. 

    Ralph hides from Jack. Where does he hide, and how did Jack and his crew, try to force Ralph out?

    Correct Answer
    hides in a thicket, Jack tried to push a boulder into it, but it is too thick, and used fire to smoke Ralph out
    Ralph hides in a thicket to avoid Jack. In an attempt to force Ralph out, Jack and his crew try to push a boulder into the thicket, but it is too thick to penetrate. They then resort to using fire to smoke Ralph out of his hiding spot.

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  • 8. 

    Finally, the whole crew is rescued, how does this happen? What is the inital reaction? Think of how Raplh acted.

    Correct Answer
    a naval officer, spotted the smoke, helicopter, shy
    A naval officer spotted the smoke and called for a helicopter rescue. The initial reaction may have been one of relief and hope as the crew saw the helicopter approaching. Ralph, possibly being shy, may have been hesitant or reserved in his reaction compared to the rest of the crew.

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  • 9. 

    Near the end of the book, its says "...Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of a true, wise friend called Piggy..." What do you think this quote means? Think of Ralph's perspective, how did he change, what did he learn?

    Correct Answer
    Ralph learned the evil in man, never be the same
    Ralph's perspective changed as he witnessed the deterioration of civilization and the loss of innocence among the boys on the island. The quote signifies Ralph's realization of the darkness that exists within every individual's heart, including his own. He mourns the loss of innocence, symbolized by Piggy's death, and understands that the experience has forever changed him. This suggests that Ralph has learned the harsh reality of human nature and will never be able to view the world in the same innocent and naive way as before.

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