Lord of the Flies

List some of the concerns that Ralph feels must be put straight. How would most of these issues be dealt with “back home”?

chapter 5 question in Lord of the Flies

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Ralph is concerned with completing assigned tasks, following rules, keeping the signal fire burning, and limiting fire to the appropriate area.

At home things were decided by adults... overseen and organized. Not keeping the rules would have been met with punishment.

“We’re all drifting and things are going rotten. At home there was always a grown-up. Please, sir, please, miss; and then you got an answer. How I wish!”


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