CHAPTER 5-Beast from Water:
- Why does Ralph choose an easy path of firm ground to return to the platform to call and assembly?
- So he could concentrate on his thinking rather than walking.
- What is Ralph discovering that he dislikes about the way he is living?
dislikes his new life. He also hates his dirty, worn-out clothes because they are
becoming uncomfortable. He also hates the dirt
and stuff he has to constantly flick out of his hair and eyes.
- How does Piggy show disapproval as Ralph’s assembly is called?
- Piggy stands outside of the triangle.
- What four complaints does Ralph bring up at the hastily called assembly?
- Not enough drinking water, everyone should help build shelters, littleuns,
need to go to the bathroom in the right spot, they can't let the fire
go out again.
- Littlun Phil reports he saw something at night in the jungle. What was it?
- Phil reports that he saw something big and horrid in the trees of the jungle, which turned out to be Simon going to his spot in the jungle.
- What does Littlun Percival Wemys Madison reveal to the assembly?
- That the beast comes out from under the sea.
- What rationale does Piggy give for not believing in ghosts?
- Quote “Things wouldn’t make sense. Houses an’ streets, an’ –TV –they wouldn’t work.”
- What do you think Simon means when he says, “Maybe there is a beast”?
- He means maybe they are the beast as they are turning on each other and becoming savages.
- What is meant by “…every path was an improvisation”?
- He is making things up as he goes along when he really doesn't have a plan.