LOTF Island Map & Quotes

In this blog post I found 10 quotes in the novel “Lord Of The Flies”, and also a “my opinion” drawing of how the island looks like in the novel.
The platform and meeting place- A dark little boy, not much younger than Piggy, parted a tangle of under-growth, walked on to the platform, and smiled cheerfully at everybody. More and more of them came. Taking their cue from the innocent Johnny, they sat down on the fallen palm trunks and waited. (Golding 14)

The jungle- The fair boy stopped and jerked his stockings with an automatic gesture that made the jungle seem for a moment like the Home Counties. (Golding 1)

Scar- Behind this was the darkness of the forest proper and the open space of the scar. (Golding 4).

The stream- The pink granite of the next cliff was further back from the creepers
and trees so that they could trot up the path. This again led into more
open forest so that they had a glimpse of the spread sea. (Golding 24)

Mountain- humped near this end with behind them the jumbled descent to the shore. On either side rocks, cliffs, treetops and a steep slope: forward there, the length of the boat, a tamer descent, tree-clad, with hints of pink: and then the jungly flat of the island, dense green, but drawn at the end to a pink tail. There, where the island petered out in water, was another island; a rock, almost detached, standing like a fort, facing them across the green with one bold, pink bastion. The boys surveyed all this, then looked out to sea. (Golding 26)

Beach- The beach between the palm terrace and the water drew to a point at infinity; and always, almost invisible, was the heat. (Golding 4)

The Coral Reef- Out there, perhaps a mile away, the white surf flinked on a coral reef, and beyond that the open sea was dark blue. (Golding 15)

The lagoon- Within the irregular arc of coral, the lagoon was still as a mountain lake blue of all shades and shadowy green and purple. (Golding 4)

Site of signal fire- The space under the palm trees was full of noise and movement. Ralph was on his feet too, shouting for quiet, but no one heard him. (Golding 37)

Site where Ralph and Piggy find the conch- Near to Ralph’s elbow a palm sapling leaned out over the lagoon. In- deed, the weight was already pulling a lump from the poor soil and soon it would fall. (Golding 11)

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