How do you prove that Jack killed Simon in Lord of the Flies?

Answer Jack becomes the leader of all the "savages" as it is said in the book and due to the "dance" that he created, it leads all of the other children into a state of evil and disregard so they follow a... Read More »

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What do Simon and Eric claim they have seen on the mountain top in lord of the flies chapter six?

They claim they saw the beastie while looking after the fire

How would you describe or explain the life-like figure that Simon and the flies discovered and what Simon had to do with it?

After Simon has regained consciousness after his epileptic attack he knows that the 'beast' is just a part of each and every one of them. He therefore climbs the mountain to see for himself what it... Read More »

What does choir robes symbolize in Lord of the Flies?

The choir robes had crosses on them, implying that they were Catholic/Christian. The author uses this to show irony, as the choir members become the hunters and eventually kill some of their own p... Read More »

Pre-Reading Activities for "Lord of the Flies"?

Published in 1954, "Lord of the Flies" is a novel written by William Golding laying bare the myth of childhood innocence. It tells the story of a group of young boys who are marooned on a nameless ... Read More »