Lord of the Flies

. Our author tells us on page 76 that Ralph’s shirt was tight against his chest and his frayed shorts were making “uncomfortable, pink areas on the front of his thighs.” Discuss what is going on.

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 Golding never gives us a timeline of how long the boys are on the island for. The only way we can estimate the time is through worn clothes, like your quote relates to, and lack of hygiene.