Summary “The Lord of the Flies” Golding
There was a nuclear explosion. A group of teenagers who were taken to evacuation was on a desert island. Ralph and the boy, nicknamed Piggy, find a large shell. They call all the guys. The boys are from three to fourteen years old. Choose the “main”. They become Ralph, and Jack is entrusted to lead the choristers, making them hunters. Ralph, Jack and Simon are going to explore the island. On the way back they see a pig entangled in creepers. Keeping the knife, Jack still could not commit the murder. Piglet ran away, and the teenager was ashamed of his indecision.
At the meeting, Ralph explained that from now on they will have to decide everything themselves. The guys are not afraid at all that they may not be rescued soon, they are carefree and cheerful. Ralph proposes to breed a large bonfire on the top of the mountain and carefully maintain it so that they can be noticed from the ship. Jack and his detachment take over the maintenance of the fire. Boys do not want
Ralph understands how important it is to be able to consistently and correctly express your thoughts, collects the next meeting. For him, the main thing is to eradicate the fear that has crept into the souls of the boys. However, Jack suddenly utters the word “beast”. In addition, another boy claims that the beast comes out of the sea. Simon suggests: “Maybe it’s ourselves.” Jack promises to track down the beast. The inhabitants of the island are divided into two camps. One personifies order, mind, law, the other – the blind power of destruction. Twins Eric and Sam, on duty at the camp fire, notify the guys that they saw the beast. Ralph, Jack and Roger in the light of the moon take for a terrible beast hung on the slings of a parachutist corpse.
Jack, reproaching Ralph for cowardice, goes into the forest. Gradually, there are fewer children
Ralph is trying to support the fire, but Jack steals Piggy’s glasses, with which the guys are building fire. Ralph and Piggy want to return them, go to Jack’s camp, but he meets them hostilely. In a fight, Ralph gets injured, and Plowshare is killed with a stone thrown from the fortress. Ralph manages to escape. Later he asks the sentries Erik and Sam to take the hunters away from his hiding place. But Eric and Sam give it to Jack. Ralph can not hide in the forest, he rushes around the island. On the shore meets a naval officer. A man is struck by the news of the terrible death of two boys.