Lord of the Flies by William Golding looks at the dark side of humanity as a group of boys turn against one another in the face of an imagined enemy.
When Ralph and Piggy first meet on the beach they find Selecta piece of driftwooda large conch shella pig's head on a stick.
Jack is put in charge of Selectthe huntersbuilding sheltersmaking a list of the survivors.
As a distress signal the boys build a fire on the mountainside and Selectrub two sticks togetheruse some matches which Roger has in his pocketuse the lens of Piggy's glasses to set it alight.
Ralph thinks that Selecthunting and getting foodbuilding shelter and getting rescuedkeeping clean and tidy should be the main priorities for the group.
Several theories about the Beast are discussed. Simon's idea is that Selectthe Beast is part of a nightmare which the littluns havethe Beast is something evil which exists within the boys themselvesthe Beast is a wild animal living on the island or in the sea.
SelectJack and RogerRalph and SimonSam and Eric are the first boys to see the dead parachutist.
When Simon sees the pig's head on a stick, it is covered in Selectfliesspiderssnakes.
After Simon is killed his body is Selectwashed out to seaeaten by a wild animalburied by the other boys.
Piggy is killed by SelectJackMauriceRoger.
SelectThe armyThe navyThe air force finally rescues Ralph and the other boys before another death can occur.