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Lord of the Flies: Characterization. Chapters 4-6. Ralph. “Ralph felt his lip twitch; he was angry with himself for giving way.” (pg. 72) “Only, decided Ralph as he faced the chief’s seat, I can’t think. Not like Piggy.” (pg. 78)

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  • “Ralph felt his lip twitch; he was angry with himself for giving way.” (pg. 72)

  • “Only, decided Ralph as he faced the chief’s seat, I can’t think. Not like Piggy.” (pg. 78)

  • “Ralph took the conch from where it lay on the polished seat and held it to his lips; but then he hesitated and did not blow.” (pg. 99)

  • “Ralph dismissed Simon and returned to his personal hell.” (pg.104)

  • “I’m chief. We’ve got to make certain. Can’t you see the mountain? There’s no signal showing. There may be a ship out there. Are all you off your rockers?” (pg.108)


  • “They don’t smell me. They see me, I think. Something pink, under the trees.” He smeared on the clay. (pg. 63)

  • “Then Jack leapt to his feet, slashed off a great hunk of meat, and flung it down at Simon’s feet.” (pg. 74)

  • “I cut the pig’s throat,” said Jack proudly, and yet he twitched as he said it. (pg. 78)

  • “You shut up, you fat slug.”(pg. 91)


  • “Piggy discounted all of this learnedly as a “mirage”..” (pg. 58)

  • “Piggy saw the smile and misinterpreted it as friendliness.” (pg. 65)

  • “I’ve got the conch,” said Piggy indignantly.(pg. 83)

  • “Grownups know things,” said Piggy. “They ain’t afraid of the dark. They’d meet and have tea and discuss. Then things ‘ud be all right-” (pg. 94)

Simon roger
Simon & Roger


  • “Simon was floating in the water and kicking with his feet..” (pg. 64)

  • “Simon turned away, smearing the water from his cheeks.” (pg. 68)

  • “Simon opened his mouth to speak but Ralph had the conch, so he backed to his seat.” (pg. 86)


  • “Roger remained watching the littluns.” (pg. 60)

  • “Roger led the way straight through the castles, kicking them over.” (pg. 60)

  • “Roger smiled unwillingly. “You don’t half look a mess.” (pg.63)


  • “The smaller boys were known now by the generic title of “littluns”.” (pg. 59)

  • “Henry was a bit of a leader this afternoon, because the other two were Percival and Johnny, the smallest boys on the island.” (pg. 60)

  • “Percival was mouse-colored and had not been very attractive even to his mother; Johnny was well built, with fair hair and a natural belligerence.” (pg. 60)

  • “Behind the four boys, the smoke moved gently along the horizon; and on the beach, Henry and Johnny were throwing sand at Percival who was crying quietly again; and all three were in complete ignorance of the excitement.” (pg. 67)


  • “They became motionless, gripped in each other’s arms, four unwinking eyes aimed and two mouths open.” (pg. 98)

  • “There were eyes-” “Teeth-” “Claws-” “We ran as fast as we could-” (pg. 100)