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msdaniels | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 24, 2007 at 3:34 AM via web

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In chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies, how is Piggy indirectly responsible for the blowing of the conch?

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amy-lepore | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted October 24, 2007 at 4:49 AM (Answer #2)

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Piggy has prior experience with conchs as his Aunt had one and she taught him how to blow it.  Piggy, in turn, teaches Ralph how to blow the conch, and from that moment on it is used to keep the peace and order among the boys on the island until Jack declares it is no longer needed.

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