Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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In the novel Lord of the Flies, at the close of chapter 12, the officer asks Ralph if they’re having “A war or something”. Explain the irony.

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In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding , the officer in question who asks if the boys are "having a war or something" appears at the very end of the novel.  He is a naval officer picking up young boys from an island who look...

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