§1) Why do the children choose Ralph to be the chief? (Page 22) What does this suggest about how society chooses leaders?
§2) Turn to page 16, what is Golding criticizing about society/the world in his dialogue between Piggy and Ralph about the conch?
§3) On page 10 and 14, Golding discusses the heat of the island. What could this heat represent and what is it doing to the children.?
§4) How do the boys try to establish order on the island? What is the effect on the boys’ behavior?
§5) On page 19, what is the significance behind how Golding uses figurative language to describe the children?
§6) Why doesn’t Jack stab the pig for food? What is Golding suggesting about this moment? (Page 31)