Lord of the Flies
Cannibalism

Was there cannibalism in 'Lord of the Flies'?

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06/30/2009

No, In chapter 9, A View to a Death, there was a dance that went very primal and out of control. The boys attacked Simon by biting and tearing at his flesh. He died and was washed out to sea. However, they did not actually consume his flesh, which would have been cannibalism.