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Who is the only one who can interrupt while someone is speaking in "Lord of the...

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xrixgxox | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 1, 2008 at 12:20 PM via web

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Who is the only one who can interrupt while someone is speaking in "Lord of the Flies"?

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dbrooks22 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted December 1, 2008 at 12:24 PM (Answer #1)

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The only one who is allowed to speak is the person holding the conch shell. No one is to interrupt the person speaking if he is holding the shell except for Ralph because he is elected to be the leader. This rule, however, does not last because the boys lose their sense of civility as the story goes on.

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freshkiid | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 1, 2008 at 12:50 PM (Answer #2)

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The person would be ralph since is the chief and most of the time has the conch.

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