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How does the opening prepare the reader for the rest of the novel Lord of the Flies?
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How does the opening prepare the reader for the rest of the novel?
In this essay I will be answering how the opening prepares the reader for the rest of the novel. I will look at how the book introduces Ralph and Piggy into the novel and their initial impressions of each other and the island. I will also be writing about how the opening words and phrases suggest the progression of events that later occur, and how the writers concerns, that all mankind is evil, start to appear here.
Ralph is the first person that Piggy meets after the crash, and I think that from the very start, a kind of trust is built between them. They don't know yet they are alone or if there are others, so there isn't any unfriendliness between them. Though Ralph does give the impression that he doesn't like Piggy very much. But Ralph is tolerant, a vital quality for any leader, and Piggy's respect for him only increases. We can sense this when it says, " The fair boy began to pick his way as casually as possible towards the water. He tried to be offhand and not to
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