Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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At the end of the book when the boys start to cry to the naval officer, do you think they feel bad about their actions, or just happy to leave?

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I think the correct answer is both: yes, they do feel badly about their behavior which none of them could have predicted when they became marooned on the island. And yes,...

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