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What is the first act Ralph performs on the island, and how might this be read in terms of Christian allegory?
He bathes in the pool, which can be seen as symbolic of the ritual of baptism.
He explores the mountain, which parallels prophets who talk with God in high places.
He learns the names of all the other boys, which is similar to how Adam names all forms of life.
He calls the group together using the conch, which could represent religious authority.
He begins to build shelters, which could be seen as symbolic temples.