"The sow collapsed under them... the butterflies still danced, preoccupied in the center of the clearing." What is the theme if the novel that this passage communicates through the presence of the butterflies?
a. Life continues after death
b. good always conquers evil
c. everything has evil in it
d. tragedy affects everything around it
"The beast was harmless and horrible, and the news must reach the others as soon as possible"
2. Which phrases in the above quote help to create a feeling of suspense? (Indicate two letters)
a. "must reach"
b. "as soon as possible"
c. "the beast was harmless"
d. "the others"
3. Dramatic irony is provided within the scene in that
a. readers don't anticipate the death of Simon
b. Simon is unaware of how dangerous the boys are
c. Simon knows the identity of the beast
d. "the beast is both harmless and horrible."
4. In general, what is the most significant message that the Lord of the Flies communicates to the reader?
a. a rescue is en route
b. the rescue is not coming
c. that the beast is in need of a sacrifice
d. the beast cannot be killed
5. In chapter 12 whom does Jack identify as "the beast" on the island?
a. the parachutist b. Ralph c. the naval officer d. the Lord of the Flies
6.When the boys are attacked within the shelter, Ralph stops hitting Eric in the face when
a. Eric identifies himself
b. Eric apologizes for breaking into Ralph's shelter
c. when Ralph realizes he is hitting a friend and not an enemy
d. when Eric knees him in the groin
Thank you SO MUCH Aslan you are my savior!!