Lord of the Flies – Quotation – Revision

The exam is tomorrow morning, so here’s a quick revision tester – 20 of the most memorable quotes from the text.

See how many you can remember…

1. “The creature was a party of boys, marching…”
2. “‘We’ve got to have rules and obey them. After all, we’re not savages.”
3. “‘You got your small fire all right.'”
4. ” Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach…”
5. ” the taboo of the old life.”
6. “He began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling.”
7. “‘I painted my face–I stole up. ‘”
8. “Piggy, for all his ludicrous body, had brains.”
9. “‘Maybe there is a beast….maybe it’s only us.'”
10. “The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away.”
11. “‘You’ll get back to where you came from.'”
12. “‘Kill the pig! Cut his throat!'”
13. “He says things like Piggy. He isn’t a proper chief.'”
14. “‘This head is for the beast. It’s a gift.'”
15. “‘You knew, didn’t you? I’m part of you?.. I’m the reason why it’s no go? Why things are what they are?'”
16. “The line of his cheek silvered and the turn of his shoulder became sculptured marble.”
17. “You can’t tell what he might do.”
18. “Which is better–to have laws and agree, or to hunt and kill?”
19. ” the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist.”
20. “Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.”

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