Lord of the Flies

Significance of chapter title

Chapter 4

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"Painted Faces and Long Hair" reflects the boys degenerating into savagery. THey are no longer "civilized" British school boys.

THe painted faces represent the severing of their past. THe long hair reflects time and bad hygiene supposedly uncharacteristic of British school boys.