The Lord Of The Flies By Sir William Gerald Golding

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Lord of the Flies 4-6For this second reading log, the class had to read chapters 4 through 6 in Lord of the Flies. As I read, I was thinking how much this book is like the project that I had to do for world history. We had to make an island and describe how and what we would do to maintain peace and to keep everyone calm too. It was really hard to think of everything that was necessary to make an island become our home until we were rescued. I think that these boys are doing quite a good job for having to actually be stuck on an island with no parents or anyone older than 15. It must be really hard to keep track of everyone, not to mention the little ones who like to run off and go play. If I had to be the leader of that pack, I don’t think that I could have done that like Ralph is trying to do.Again, I saw the major theme of this book pop out a couple of times. In my opinion, I would never be able to slay a pig just because of how sad it would be and how innocent the pig actually is. But, I think that Golding is trying to show that people will do anything in desperate times. Like people say, “Desperate times, call for desperate measures.” I think that this quote is actually very accurate because most people would do anything to survive in the wild.In the beginning of the 4th chapter, the littleuns were playing in the sand making sand castles, then all of the sudden Maurice and Roger come and a make a point of ruining some of their castles. When I read about this, I could really relate to those little kids because all they...

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