What are some quotes that show different types of fear in Lord of the Flies?

Different types of fear experienced and discussed by the boys in Lord of the Flies are the fear of wild animals, the fear of the supernatural, and the fear of each other. A quote showing fear of the wild animals is when Jack says, "You littluns started all this, with the fear talk. Beasts! Where from? Of course we’re frightened sometimes but we put up with being frightened."

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Early on, fears rise in the boys, especially the youngest of them, from the trauma of being alone on a deserted island. These fears focalize into fears of the supernatural, primarily the terror of a beast lurking in the jungle and threatening them. The older boys, particularly Ralph, Piggy, and Jack, work together at first to try to dispel these anxieties. In a meeting, Ralph says,

We’ve got to talk about this fear and decide there’s nothing in it. I’m frightened myself, sometimes; only that’s nonsense! Like bogies. Then, when we’ve decided, we can start again and be careful about things like the fire.

Ralph wants them to confront their irrational fears so that they can stay focused on the practical aspects of survival and rescue.

Jack backs up Ralph, saying,

You littluns started all this, with the fear talk. Beasts! Where from? Of course we’re frightened sometimes but we put up with being frightened.

When Maurice starts talking of giant squids hundreds of yards long rising from the sea, as well as the limits of science, Ralph thinks,

this seemed the breaking up of sanity. Fear, beasts, no general agreement that the fire was all-important.

Ralph dreads the loss of rationality and consensus among the boys.

Later, Ralph is under the mistaken impression he has seen the beast, and the belief that it is real frightens him:

“The beast had teeth,” said Ralph, “and big black eyes.” He shuddered violently. Piggy took off his one round of glass and polished the surface.

After Jack lures most of the boys to follow his atavistic leadership, Ralph begins to fear Jack and his followers, the "tribe":

Tired though he was, he could not relax and fall into a well of sleep for fear of the tribe.

Ralph knows that Jack has become a demagogue, like Hitler, plugging into the irrational desires and fears of the boys as well as their need for the security of a dictator. He knows, too, that he is a target and experiences the pure fear of being chased by the mob:

He... became fear; hopeless fear on flying feet.

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The boys in Lord of the Flies are in a situation where the danger they face depends primarily on themselves and each other. It is not surprising that the youngest children, the "littluns" are the most frightened, and also the least certain of what frightens them. Jack lectures them impatiently:

You littluns started all this, with the fear talk. Beasts! Where from? Of course we’re frightened sometimes but we put up with being frightened. Only Ralph says you scream in the night. What does that mean but nightmares? Anyway, you don’t hunt or build or help—you’re a lot of cry-babies and sissies. That’s what. And as for the fear—you’ll have to put up with that like the rest of us.

Jack is logical in his approach to the beast, pointing out that there are no large animals on the island. It is too small to support large herbivores, meaning that there are no large carnivores there either. A lion or tiger could not survive on the island, since it would find nothing to eat. Therefore, the simple, practical fear of wild animals is unfounded. However, there are other types of fear. It is Piggy who points out two other ways in which the littluns (and, for that matter, the rest of them) might be frightened. He tries to dismiss the first of them:

You’ll be talking about ghosts and such things next.

However, fear of the supernatural and the eerie does drive several of the characters, leading Simon to attribute sinister power to an object which he tells himself is only a "Pig's head on a stick." The second source of fear named by Piggy is the most reasonable of all, though the other boys jeer at him for mentioning it:

"I know there isn’t no beast—not with claws and all that, I mean—but I know there isn’t no fear, either."

Piggy paused. "Unless—"

Ralph moved restlessly. "Unless what?"

"Unless we get frightened of people."

It is fear of people, rather than of animals or the supernatural, which proves to be the best-founded fear, as the boys descend into violence.

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One of the dominant themes in Lord of the Flies is fear.  All of the boys struggle with fear throughout the novel, and their responses to those fears define many of the most pivotal moments in the novel.

Fear that there are no adults on the island:

"'Perhaps there aren't any grownups anywhere.'

The fat boy looked startled. [...]

'Aren't there any grownups at all?'" (8).

Piggy is certainly one of the most frightened of the boys over the lack of grown-up supervision.  Ralph is so happy about the adults' disappearance that he stands on his head, but Piggy shows his concern by asking about the adults more than once.  His concern reveals much about his character; Piggy looks to grow-ups for appreciation and protection.  Without the calming presence of adults, Piggy fears being bullied. 

Fear in lack of structure:

"If I blow the conch and they don't come back; then we've had it.  We shan't keep the fire going. We'll be like animals. We'll never be rescued" (92).

This quote comes in chapter five after Jack and the boys wildly abandon the tribal meeting.  Ralph fears the dissolution of the tribe; he has enough self-perception to recognize that his power as leader has diminished.  He correctly fears that soon the boys will no longer heed the conch or himself as an authority on the island.

Fear of abandonment:

"'They're all dead,' said Piggy, 'an' this is an island. Nobody don't know we're here.  Your dad don't know, nobody don't know--'

His lips quivered and the spectacles dimmed with mist.

'We may stay here till we die' (14). 

Although Ralph remains optimistic about their chances for rescue, counting on his dad to come and save them, Piggy faces the reality of their circumstances.  He immediately perceives the true danger of their situation and understands just how exactly lost the boys really are. 

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