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What is the most likely significance of Piggy's actions in the quotation below?

'But this is a good island. We - Jack, Simon and me - and we climbed the mountain. It's wizard. There's food and drink and, -' 'Rocks -' 'Blue flowers -' Piggy, partly recovered, pointed to the conch in Ralph's hands, and Jack and Simon fell silent. Ralph went on.


It shows that Piggy respects the conch as a symbol of authority


It illustrates that Piggy understands the importance of rules and order


It provides a contrast to the rowdy, disobedient nature of Jack and the other boys


A & B


A, B & C

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