The Question and Answer section for Lord of the Flies is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This question calls for your personal experience..... there is no right or wrong answer.
The man with the megaphone was the authority figure the boys looked to, as they were being transported. A war was going on, and the boys were being moved. When the boys begin to gather on the island, their eyes search for the man with the...
From the text:
"If it rains like when we dropped in we'll need shelters all right. And then another thing. We need shelters because of the--"
"So we need shelters as a sort of--"