How does Golding use color to link Jack with the Lord of the Flies? Are there other instances of Golding using color to link characters or provide symbolism?
In Chapter 11, when Ralph announces that he’s calling an assembly, he is greeted with silence. How do silence and speech function in this novel, and why is silence so threatening to the boys?
In Chapter 3, Piggy asks the boys “How can you expect to be rescued if you don’t put first things first and act properly?” What does Piggy mean by “act properly?” Why does he feel acting properly will bring them success in being rescued? Contrast this sentiment to the actual reason a rescue ship spots their smoke signal.
Who or what is being described with this phrase: “There was the brilliant world of hunting, tactics, fierce exhilaration, skill, and there was the world of longing and baffled common-sense” (Chapter 4)? How do the two worlds represent facets of humanity?