Lord of the Flies Questions Chapters 9-12 • What is the “Lord of the Flies”? • What does Simon discover about the “beast”? Why isn’t he able to tell anyone what he finds out? • Who is killed in Chapter 9? How does he die? • How do Ralph, Piggy, and Samneric justify their part in the murder? • Who attacks Piggy, Ralph, and Samneric? What do they take? • Who gets tied up in Chapter 11? Why do they get tied up? • Who dies in Chapter 11? How is he killed? • What do the twins tell Ralph will happen the next day in Chapter 12? • What happens at the end of the book? • How do the boys change throughout the novel (especially Jack and his hunters)? What are they like at the beginning? What are they like by the end? • What do you think the author is trying to tell us about human nature through this book?