Q1: Why is it ironic the boys kill simon? What do their actions suggest about their state of mind on the island?
Q2: How do ralph, piggy, and samneric attempt to distance themselves from Simons killers? Do you feel the four are as guilty as the others? Explain.
Q3: How has Ralphs leadership and authority changed since the beginning of the story?
Q4: What happens to piggys gladdes? How is Ralphs vision, as well as piggys, now limited?
Q5: What do Ralph and piggy hope to accomplish by confronting jack? Why does their plan fail?
Q6: How do samnerix continue to show loyalty to rap even after being captured by Jacks savages?
Q7: How do the savages plan to catch Ralph? What is ironic about the outcome of their plan?
Q8: Why does ralp weep at the end of the story even after he is rescued? Do you think the story had a happy ending? Why or why not?