The Sound of the Shell

The opening chapter begins with two boys, Piggy and Ralph, making their way through the jungle. We learn, through their dialogue, that they had been travelling in an airplane with a group of British school children. The plane had presumably been shot down and crashed on a an island in the Pacific. It is hinted … Read more

Lord Of The Flies – The Beast

THE BEAST Throughout the novel Lord Of The Flies, the boys on the island are constantly faced with various fears.  However there is nothing on the island which they fear more than the beast. In Lord Of The Flies, the theme of the beast is extremely important.  The beast represents the way in which man … Read more