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"[Ralph] staggered to his feet, tensed for more terrors, and looked up at a huge peaked cap. It was a white-topped cap, and above the green shade of the peak was a crown, an anchor, gold foliage. He saw white drill, epaulettes, a revolver, a row of gilt buttons down the front of a uniform."

Which of the following is the best explanation of the excerpt above, in terms of the Christian allegory in Lord of the Flies?

A

It represents entering heaven, as Ralph is on the edge of death and then encounters the naval officer, who is dressed in white.

B

It symbolizes the Second Coming of Christ as the island is being destroyed, and salvation appears in the form of a powerful figure dressed in white.

C

It can best be said to be an allegory of final judgement, as the officer shows up in full uniform - and armed.

D

It represents the need for organized religion and authority derived from a divine source, as the officer and his ship have authority from the Queen.

E

All of the above

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