Lord of the Flies

Why does the conch change colors?

in lord of the flies

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The conch changes colors because it is removed from its natural environment and uncared for by the boys.

"The conch was covered in soot, forgotten by Ralph and Piggy, who's only thought was to keep the fire from going out."

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The Lord of the Flies; Page 111