Piggy, squinting and barely able to see, suggests that Ralph hold a meeting to discuss their options. They decide that their only choice is to travel to the Castle Rock to make Jack and his followers see reason. Ralph blows the conch shell, but the guards tell them to leave and throw stones at them, aiming to miss. Suddenly, Jack and a group of hunters emerge from the forest, dragging a dead pig.
Lord of the Flies is a novel about survival and the darker side of human nature. In the story, a group of English schoolboys become stranded on an island. In the beginning, they work together to create a signal fire.
Summary of Piggy's Death
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The book focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their disastrous attempt to govern themselves. Themes include the tension between groupthink and individuality, between rational and emotional reactions, and between morality and immorality. The novel has been generally well received. It was named in the Modern Library Best Novels , reaching number 41 on the editor's list, and 25 on the reader's list. In it was listed at number 70 on the BBC 's The Big Read poll, and in Time magazine named it as one of the best English-language novels from to Popular reading in schools, especially in the English-speaking world, a UK poll saw Lord of the Flies ranked third in the nation's favourite books from school. Published in , Lord of the Flies was Golding's first novel. Concio The book begins with the boys arriving on the island after their plane has been shot down during what seems to be part of a nuclear World War III.