Lord of the Flies chapter 5-8
1.”He found himself understanding the wearisomeness of this life, where every path was an improvisation and a considerable part of one’s waking life was spent watching one’s feet”(page 76, line 7)This is great example of author style as it’s a very good sentence that shows his style of writing which is to get the point across very strong as he shows in the quote above, he also makes a very good word choice to describe how Ralph over with astonishment and figured out that everything happens for a reason. After the quote is said by ralph he stops, and remembers that first enthusiastic exploration as though it were part of a brighter childhood then after smiled. 2.”The thing is-fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream. There aren’t any beasts to be afraid of on this island” ( page 82, line 39)As jack said very direct at the kids that were scared of this monster creature thing, he calls them out by after saying “serve you right if something did get you, you useless lot of cry-babies!” This is an example of tone as this was happening jack didn’t have the conch so he wasn’t able to talk out loud, but as the story said “Jack took no notice….” So this also tells us that we was very straight forward and at one point yelled to get his point across because as he the only one that wants to kill this creature as the beginning of this story but later on doesn’t believe this monster isn’t real. He is very mad because all these kids think about is the monster that isn’t real. 3.”what I mean is… maybe it’s us.” (Page 89, line 17)As this quote is said it’s during the meeting in which the boys consider the question of the beast. As there keep talking about this, one littlun has proposed the terrifying idea that the beast may hide in the ocean during the day and emerge only at night, and the boys argue about whether the beast might actually exist. As there keep talking about if the monster is real or not, This quote is said that...
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