Lord of the flies chapter 2 questions

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What rules does Ralph lay down at the assembly?
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Must hold the conch to speak (if anyone breaks the rules ralph wants to be the one to enforce the punishment)
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What power does the conch shell give the person who holds it
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the right to speak
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What crucial fact does piggy remind the boys of
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That no one knows that they’re trapped on the island
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What frightened the little boy with the birthmark and how does it affect the other boys?
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A snake like figure, and all the other boys become scared.
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Why is Jack interested in the possibility of a beast?
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He wants to kill something
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How does the little boy describe the beast and what might be an explanation of what he has seen
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Snake like, might be the vines.
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What does Ralph tell the boys they need to be rescued
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a fire
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Ralph’s confidence is them being rescued means that?
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He is nieve
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Describe the building of the fire
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They use the sun and piggy’s glasses, dead trees, leaves.
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What changes had to be made in the building of the fire and what might this symbolize?
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Them all coming together to help so that they might get rescued
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How is the fire personified on P.37
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Taking human form
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What conflict arises between Jack and Piggy?
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Piggy wants a voice and Ralph says that \”the conch works everywhere\”
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How does Jack try to limit the power of the conch in this chapter?
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Tries to make it only work on the beach
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What gloomy thought does Roger share with the bos
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The fire and the smoke won’t work to get them rescued
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Who accepted responsibility for tending to the fire
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Jack’s choir
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What does Piggy call the smaller children? What happened to these children’s identity?
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littuns. They are just a group of little kids they no longer are individuals
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Which little boy goes missing? How does this affect the boys?
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The boy with the birthmark. The boys feel guilty because they think he fell into the fire.
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On P.46 what is the simile for the tree?
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It exploded like a bomb
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What characteristics are revealed about piggy in this chapter?
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That he is the most adult-like

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