The Lord of the Flies Chapter 2 Summary Of Journal Entry
Entry II: Day 1 Today’s occasions have actually left me thinking a bit. After we got back from checking out the island, Ralph assembled another meeting to spread our new discoveries. We recognized everybody would not stop talking at once, so Ralph chose that whoever holds the conch deserves to talk and can only be disrupted by Ralph himself. Great concept initially, up until that fat, ineffective oaf Piggy took it. He wouldn’t stop worrying and grumbling about getting saved. Ralph said it himself, his papa’s a navy commander and will probably have us rescued in a couple of days.
I don’t comprehend why he does not believe Ralph like the others. After a while, Ralph raised the terrific idea of making a fire in order to signify the rescuers we would be on the island. I knew there was little time to lose just sitting around, so I led the group into the forest to collect fire wood. Upon collecting wood, I was the one who developed the concept of utilizing Fatty’s specifications as burning glasses. Still, I had actually never ever thought of that keeping a fire burning would be so difficult! Later on, I humbly provided the choir to keep the fire in shifts. Everything went well till that swine Piggy chose to speak out again.
He kept duplicating himself about how developing a fire was a bad option, despite the fact that he didn’t contribute squat to anything to begin with. Still, bigger problems occurred to eclipse his stupidity. The fire we thought had been put out actually spread and began burning down a portion of the forest. To top it off, we are now missing out on a little shrimp with a mulberry-colored scar on his face. I remember him as the one who wouldn’t stop scaring others by speaking about the
“beasties in the forest”
William Golding, The Lord of the Flies Chapter 2
Silly kids always getting themselves into trouble. As the leader of the hunters, I will certainly discover him.