They were on a Scout camping trip.
They were shipwrecked during a sailboat race.
They were ejected from a flaming airplane.
They had stolen a boat and were running away from school.
A conch shell
A British flag
A whale's jaw bone
He is optimistic about their chances for survival.
He is afraid of snakes.
He is creative in his thinking.
His method of dealing with the world is violent.
The littluns; looking for ships and planes
Samneric; killing dangerous animals
The choirboys; getting food
Simon, Piggy, Ralph; governing the boys
A snake-thing which he calls a beastie
A pack of wild dogs
The skeleton of a large animal
The Little "Uns were afraid of the dark. One of the older boys found some fuel that had leaked from the crashed plane, and carried it to the site in a shell.
It was a rescue signal. They use Piggy's glasses as a "burning glass."
The fire was started by lightening. The boys kept it burning.
They do it for protection from wild animals. One boy had a pack of matches which they use.
The ground and wood were wet and the fire would not burn.
They didn't have a well-thought out plan to control the fire.
It was foggy and no one could see the signal.
They were afraid to get close enough to keep the fire going.
Simon is a loyal and helpful worker. He likes to be alone to think and feel the beauty of the forest.
Simon is becoming more and more violent. He is losing his sense of civilization.
Simon is fearful and belligerent. The other boys don't want to be around him.
Simon is always crying about something
Jack is developing into an artist and poet.
Jack is becoming withdrawn and fearful.
Jack is degenerating from a civilized boy to a primitive, near animal level.
Jack is emerging as a compassionate and sensitive boy.
They become more interested in trying to build a canoe.
They are becoming more savage, and can only think about hunting.
They think that the other boys will get over their fear of the dark better if there is no light at all for a few nights.
They think it is too warm on the island and the fire is only adding to their discomfort
Roger crushes him with a boulder.
The other boys kill him with their bare hands.
A boar gores him.
He burns to death when the signal fire ignites the forest.
Planning the building of temple to worship the snake-thing
Naming Roger as his chief advisor
Naming Simon the leader of the hunters
Naming Jack the leader of the hunters
A flint and steel
Matches from the airplane
Military school cadets
An officer in the English navy
A pilot in the English air force
An advisor to Queen Elizabeth
A painter for the Scottish bank
The Lord of the Flies
The youngest boys
Deafness in one ear
A conch shell