Lord Of The Flies: Summary


Main Character Description
Piggy: A large kid, one of the older ones. He was made fun of and teased about
his weight and it drove him crazy. He met Ralph first. Piggy wore glasses, which
later proved vital for fire making. The best way to get to Piggy was to take
away his “specs” because without them, he couldn't see a foot away from anything.
He is later killed in the book. He falls fourty feet onto solid rock and his
head splits open.

Ralph: Ralph is chief of the group on the very first day. He was voted above
Jack and his small band of kids. Ralph is one of the oldest. He first meets
Piggy and was the original founder of the Conch Horn. Ralph comes up with many
useful ideas during ...

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the shelters and the little ones with fruit. He is
later killed in the novel.

Sam ‘n Eric: Sam and Eric are twins. They help in various problems during the
novel and survive until the end of the novel. Neither of them play a vital role
in the novel.

Chapter Summary

Chapter 1- In the first chapter, the time is right after the plane has wrecked
and they all wake up from the crash. Ralph and Piggy meet each other, walk
around and soon look for other people on the plane. Ralph soon finds the Conch
shell and uses it like a horn to beacon the others. The survivors eventualy find
themselves together in a group; Ralph, Piggy, Jack and his hunters, Sam ‘n Eric
and Simon included. They vote Ralph the chief of the group, make a few rules
(like, whoever has the Conch Shell has the right to speak) and designate Jack
and his band as the group's “hunters.” Ralph, Simon and Jack explore the island
and climb it's pink mountain to see if the place they were at is trully an
island. They find it ...

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shelters have been built by this time in the novel and a
restroom was about to be built by the bathing pool. They were going to build the
restroom by the bathing pool so the tide can clean everything out. (their
camping area was getting a little dirty) Chief Ralph also made a new rule that
no fire ever be made unless it's on the mountain. And that if they didn't keep
that fire going, they'll die. A rumor was spread sayingthat a gigantic squid was
seen, bigger than a whale. Towards the end of the chapter, Jack riles up an
assembly and they all go running after the “beast.”

Chapter 6- The beast-hunting party makes their way up the pink rock mount. There
was only one place on the island ...

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