14th August 2017

Analysis Lord of the Flies

Name: Ralph

Appearance: Fair hair, Male, Young, Taller than Piggy. Past childhood, Boxers body.




Name: Jack

Appearance: “tall, thin, and bony: and his hair was red beneath the black cap. His face was crumpled and freckled, and ugly without silliness. Out of this face stared two light blue eyes, frustrated now, and turning, or ready to turn, to anger”\\



Relationships: Leader of the choir, military relationship with the other boys in choir.

Symbolism: Evil, selfishness, Pursuit of Power



  1. How is it described/introduced to the text?
  2. How is it used?
  3. Find quotes where it is mentioned
  4. What idea does it convey?

The Conch

The conch is first found in the text by Ralph initially identifying the object as a rock or “stone”. piggy then corrects it to being a conch which he used to call his mum back at home. It is described by piggy to be of high value. To Ralph the conch was “pretty and a worthy plaything”. “”

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Using a quotation in a sentence to express your own ideas.

Example: The boys try to tell themselves “fear can’t hurt” them, but…

Quote_1: “We did everything adults would do. What went wrong?”

Trial_1: The boys “did everything adults would do” and ask themselves “what went wrong?”. But maybe that’s the problem.

Quote_2: “What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?”

Trial_2: Toward the conclusion of the book ‘Lord of the Flies’, the boys on the island question themselves, “what are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages” due to there actions.

Quote_3: “Maybe there is a beast… maybe it’s only us.”

Trial_3: Throughout the story of ‘The Lord of the Flies’ the boys of the island

Respond now!