When the fire is built in Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies, what do the little ones see in it?This a question from the chapter 2 Lord of the Flies questions that my teacher gave me when our class...

When the fire is built in Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies, what do the little ones see in it?

This a question from the chapter 2 Lord of the Flies questions that my teacher gave me when our class got done reading chapter two and i haven't been able to figure out the answer. Can someone help me please. Thank you so very very much!!

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I think that the answer you are looking for comes at almost the very end of the chapter.  I think that your answer should be that the littleuns see snakes in the fire.

The kids as a group see lots of things in the fire.  Or at least, the fire is described in many ways.  It is described as a squirrel climbing a tree.  It is described as a jaguar creeping along.

But the one time that the littleuns describe what they see, they say that they see snakes.  This happens just before they realize that the littlun with the birthmark is missing.

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