Lord of the Flies
By William Golding
The Sound of the Shell
2. Ralph meets Piggy
3. They find a conch shell
4. Ralph is elected leader
The chapter is called The Sound of the Shell because Ralph finds a conch and gathers the boys.
Fire on the Mountain
2. They realize there are no adults on the island
3. They need a way to be rescued
4. A fire is started in hopes of being rescued
The chapter is called Fire on the Mountain because the boys start a fire to be rescued.
Huts on the Beach
2. Ralph and Simon build huts
3. Simon wanders through the jungle
4. He finds a peaceful patch of land
The chapter is called Huts on the Beach because Ralph and Simon build huts for the kids to live in.
Painted Faces and Long Hair
2. They talk about the "beast' that they are scared of
3. Many of the boys get sick
4. Jack paints his face and hunts for a pig
The chapter is called Painted Faces and Long Hair because Jack paints his face to hunt for a pig. Also, the long hair shows that the boys have been on the island for a long time.
Beast from Water
2. Ralph says there is not a beast on the island
3. One of the littluns said he saw one
4. The boys think the beast comes from the water
The chapter is called Beast from Water because the boys think that the beast comes from the water.
Beast from Air
2. Sam and Eric find the body of a dead parachutist in the trees
3. They think its the beast
4. There is a search party to find the beast
The chapter is called Beast from Air because the beast that they find came from a plane flying above the island.
Shadows and Small Trees
2. Jack suggests that they hunt for pigs
3. The boys almost kill Robert during a game
4. The group sees the dead parachutist and thinks its the beast
The chapter is called Shadows and Small Trees because even shadows are starting to scare the boys when they look for the beast.
Gift for the Darness
2. The boys refuse to vote Ralph out of power, so Jack leaves the group
3. Jack's group kills a sow and leaves the head on a stick for the beast
4. Simon finds the "Lord of the Flies' and talks to it. He is told that the evil is within all of them.
The chapter is called Gift for the Darkness because the pig head on a stick is left for the beast which is darkness.
A View to a Death
2. Ralph and Piggy arrive at the feast
3. The boys are dancing and chanting frantically
4. Simon crawls to them and is mistaken for the beast and gets torn apart
This chapter is called A View to a Death because the Lord of the Flies told him he could not escape and he was killed by his friends.
The Shell and the Glasses
2. Jack's group thinks Simon was the actual beast and the beast can take any form it wants to
3. Jack, Maurice, and Roger rob Ralph's camp for supplies
4. Piggy's glasses were stolen
This chapter is called The Shell and the Glasses because Piggy's glasses were stolen.
2. Ralph goes to Castle Rock and confronts Jack
3. Jack fights Ralph
4. Roger shoves a boulder at Piggy, sending him to his death at the bottom of the cliff
This chapter is called Castle Rock because that is where the boys fight and kill Piggy.
Cry of the Hunters
2. He finds the Lord of the Flies
3. Sam and Eric tell Ralph the plan to kill him
4. A fire is started to kill Ralph and signals to an officer who saves them
This chapter is called Cry of the Hunters because the hunters were chasing Jack and ended up saving the boys.