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Setting by Mind Map: Setting

1. The platform

1.1. Home of democracy on the island

1.1.1. Ralph's election

1.2. Authority

1.2.1. Civilisation Rules set

1.3. Law and order

1.3.1. The assemblies

1.4. The conch

2. The clearing

2.1. Home to 'the beast'

2.1.1. Simon's epiphany

2.2. Jack plants the Pig's Head on a staff

2.3. Simon hallucinates the Pig to be the devil

3. The mountain

3.1. Hope and Freedom

3.2. Parachutist

3.2.1. Believed to be the Beast

3.3. Fire on the mountain

3.3.1. Signal fire

4. Castle Rock

4.1. Central point for savages.

4.1.1. Jack's seat of authority

4.2. Associations with darkness

4.3. Central location for destruction of conch/ civilisation

4.4. Piggy is killed by Roger

4.4.1. Success of savagery over intelligence

5. England

5.1. Only mentioned

5.1.1. Seen as great hope for many boys

5.1.2. "what could be safer than the bus centre with its lamps and wheels?" Height of civilisation Antithesis of the Island

6. The Beach

6.1. Roger throws rocks at the littluns but aims to miss

6.2. Conch is found here

6.3. The boys first assemble here

7. The Island

7.1. Microcosm of the world

7.2. Isolated

7.3. No adults

7.3.1. Perfect setting to explore the nature of humans

7.4. Unspoiled natural beauty

7.5. Boat-shaped

7.6. Jungle- setting

7.6.1. Darkness Fear