Lord Of The Flies - Ralph Monologue
Should never have let this happen. Should never have let this happen.
(Ralph shaking his head)
Jack’s an idiot, bloody idiot. Divide and rule. What does he think
he’s playing at? Does nobody want to go home? I miss my family. Don’t
they miss theirs? I just can’t understand (sighs). What’s wrong with
It’s his fault we’re still here on this stupid island. He should have
watched the fire like we said, not disappear off into the jungle.
Showing off, “I cut the pig’s throat.” So what. Who cares! We can all
do that if we want to, anyone can be a hunter. It’s so pointless, he
did it on purpose we were nearly there. He did it on purpose, I know
(Ralph quietens down momentarily appearing thoughtful)
If only Jack had done as he was told we would never missed that ship.
Stupid face painting, do that at six not at his bloody age.
(Kicks the ground in exasperation, throws his hands around his head
grabbing his hair)
When we worked as a team, couldn’t Jack see the benefits of that. He
must have had rules at home.
If only they’d obey the rules like they used to.
(Reaches for the conch)
The conch, obey the conch. That’s what we had agreed, obey the conch!
(Shaking his head)
Piggy should have some ideas but he’s lazy and weak. Jack scares him.
Jack the bully. Jack the choirboy. Huh, Piggy scared of everything,
everyone, useless. What’s the point. Can’t be bothered to...