In chapter 5, of "Lord of The Flies" what does the author refer to as "the twister"? example: on page 89,after Simon was speaking... the text states, " Those littluns who...

In chapter 5, of "Lord of The Flies" what does the author refer to as "the twister"?

example: on page 89,after Simon was speaking... the text states, " Those littluns who had climbed back on the twister fell off again..."

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In Lord of The Flies, the author refers to the "twister."  This was described as a log that the littleuns sat on during meetings.  The log was uneven and the boys had not thought to wedge it so that it didn't move.  It never failed that during the meetings someone would sit down, lean back too far and the log would "twist" and throw the boys off backwards and sideways.

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