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|Ralph||Ralph is the elected leader of the boys and is the novel's protagonist. Read More|
|Jack||Jack Merridew was the head of the choir at the school and becomes the leader of the hunters. He is Ralph's rival for power. Read More|
|Piggy||Smart but physically challenged, Piggy is an adviser to Ralph. Read More|
|Simon||A loner and something of a mystic, Simon becomes a victim of the savage hunters. Read More|
|Roger||A cruel, sadistic boy, Roger joins the hunters but pursues his own goals, chiefly the pleasure he experiences in tormenting others. Read More|
|Samneric||Samneric are identical twins (Sam and Eric) who identify with each other so closely they are treated as one. Read More|
|The beast||The beast is an imaginary figure that becomes real. Read More|
|Bill||Bill is a member of Jack's choir and becomes a hunter.|
|Harold||Harold is a member of Jack's choir and becomes a hunter.|
|Henry||Henry is a littlun at whom Roger throws stones.|
|Johnny||Johnny is a littlun; he responds first to the first conch call.|
|The littluns||Littluns is a generic term given to the younger boys.|
|Lord of the Flies||The Lord of the Flies is a pig's head mounted by the hunters on a stick. Only Simon knows him by this name.|
|Maurice||Maurice is a member of Jack's choir and becomes a hunter.|
|Mulberry littlun||The Mulberry littlun dies when the bonfire gets out of control.|
|The naval officer||The naval officer comes to the island and finds the boys after Jack sets the island ablaze.|
|Percival||Percival Wemys Madison is a littlun who cries often and thinks the beast comes from the sea.|
|Phil||Phil is a littlun who dreams something is coming after him.|
|Robert||One of the hunters, Robert pretends to be a pig in the reenactment of the hunt.|
|Walter||Walter is a member of Jack's choir and becomes a hunter.|