I am doing a project, and i'm wondering how many times the painted faces and long hair appears in the novel "The Lord of The Flies"? Painted faces and long hair would be a symbol in the Lord of The Flies.

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In the following link, the entire book is online.  I searched for the word "painted" and found that 17 times from the 4th chapter until the very end of the novel.  It was never used before that self titled chapter. The word "paint" was in there 12 times and was mixed in with the first couple of chapters as well.  Most of them were mentioned in the Chapter called Castle Rock, which is chapter 11.

I hope this helps. 

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