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Lord of the Flies

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Smashed Acres of Fruit

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[Ralph] came to the smashed acres of fruit and ate greedily. He saw two littluns and, not having any idea of his own appearance, wondered why they screamed and ran.

Which of the following best describes the purpose(s) of the passage above?

A

It serves as a reminder that the littluns are still on the island, untended and unaffiliated with Jack's group.

B

It's primary purpose is to show how, under intense pressure, Ralph has devolved and is now focused only on eating and basic survival.

C

It illustrates effectively just how dirty, disheveled and bloody Ralph is after fleeing through the jungle.

D

A & B

E

A & C