LORD OF THE FLIES CHAPTER 1. #1 How did the boys come to be marooned on an island?. Answer: While evacuating England during the war, their plane crashed on an island. LORD OF THE FLIES CHAPTER 1.
#1 How did the boys come to be marooned on an island?
Answer: While evacuating England during the war, their plane crashed on an island.
#2 Describe both the physical and personality traits of the first two characters introduced in the story.
Answer: Ralph is fair, taller, thin, about twelve years old, energetic, and not too interested in Piggy. Piggy is fat, shorter, pink, a follower, intelligent, and desires that rules be made.
#3 Write a description of the island as conveyed in the novel.
Answer: Trees leaning, the “scar”, a lagoon, heat, plush vegetation, tangled foliage
#4 What is the significance of the conch?
Answer: The conch is a symbol of authority – used to call others to meeting and whoever is holding it is the only one allowed to speak
5. How is the leader chosen? Do you agree or disagree with the choice of leader? Explain.
Answer: Ralph is chosen by a very rushed vote. His opponent is Jack, the leader of the “choir”.