Lord of the Flies

Who does Phil remind Ralph of ?

chapter 5

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I really don't see phil reminding Ralph of anyone.

There's a child who's mentioned as missing in chapter five. I found the section, and I found the quote, but it doesn't tie in with the character of Phil, but rather the character of Percival.

"The littluns pushed Percival forward, then left him by himself. He stood knee-deep in the central grass, looking at his hidden feet, trying to pretend he was in a tent. Ralph remembered another small boy who had stood like this and he flinched away from the memory. He had pushed the thought down and out of sight, where only some positive reminder like this could bring it to the surface. There had been no further numberings of the littluns, partly because there was no means of insuring that all of them were accounted for and partly because Ralph knew the answer

to at least one question Piggy had asked on the mountaintop. There

were little boys, fair, dark, freckled, and all dirty, but their faces were all dreadfully free of major blemishes. No one had seen the mulberrycolored birthmark again. But that time Piggy had coaxed and bullied. Tacitly admitting that he remembered the unmentionable, Ralph nodded to Piggy.


Chapter 5