Lord of the Flies - Chapter 6, Beast from Air Summary & Analysis

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During the night the twins, Eric and Sam, are supposed to be watching the signal fire, but both fall asleep. During the night, a parachute with the pilot still attached drifts onto the mountain. The body moves with the wind and the movement of the parachute. When the boys wake, they see the movement. They think it is a beast. They run down to the camp for help. An impromptu meeting erupts, and it is decided they should go find the beast and kill it. However, instead of going up to the mountain, they decide to go to the far side of the island where Jack thinks the beast might live. Ralph allows Jack to lead the way because of his hunting skills. When they reach the rock formation on the far side of the island that resembles a castle, Ralph takes the lead because...

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