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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

by

William Golding

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Lord of the Flies Religion Quotes

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Quote #4

Before the party had started a great log had been dragged into the center of the lawn and Jack, painted and garlanded, sat there like an idol. There were piles of meat on green leaves near him, and fruit, and coconut shells full of drink. (9.40)

Jack derives power by evoking religious authority.

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