Lord of the Flies

What is the author's tone for "A View to Death" in "Lord of the Flies"?

What is the author's tone for this chapter?

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There is an overwhelming tone of the threat of violence as well as a surreal quality to it all. Jack has now set himself up as a king/demi-God and Simon is speaking to a Pig's head personified as the Devil. In both cases there is a threat of violence combined with a dream-like absurdity.