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List the main events in the order that they occur in Chapter Nine of Lord of the Flies.

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Posted June 5, 2012 at 8:06 PM via web

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List the main events in the order that they occur in Chapter Nine of Lord of the Flies.

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted June 5, 2012 at 9:54 PM (Answer #1)

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MAIN EVENTS IN CHAPTER NINE OF LORD OF THE FLIES

  1. Simon awakes in his secret place and decides to confront the beast on the mountain.
  2. He sees that the beast is covered with flies, and that it is really the body of a dead parachutist.
  3. Simon becomes sick to his stomach and then releases the body from the parachute.
  4. Simon heads down the mountain to tell the other boys about "the beast."
  5. Piggy and Ralph decide to join Jack's party.
  6. Jack and Ralph argue about who is leader of the boys.
  7. A thunderstorm erupts, and the boys dance about the fire.
  8. Simon picks this moment to appear; the boys, thinking he is the beast, attack and kill him.
  9. The parachute floats down among the boys, and they run away in panic.
  10. Glowing creatures appear in the water and gather around Simon's body. 

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