EXPOSITION: After the plane crash Piggy and Ralph find a conch and with Piggy’s help Ralph is able to get all of the boy’s attention and call a meeting by blowing it.
CONFLICT: Ralph and Jack fight over how to lead the boys and who leads the boys. Ralph, as chief, is having to get the boys to do the hard and tedious jobs while Jack wants to do the ‘fun’ jobs.
RISING ACTION: A pilot is shot down at night when no one is watching the skies. While parachuting down to the island he dies and his dead body lands on the mountain. Every time the wind blows the parachute lifts his head from in between his knees to a sitting position.
CLIMAX: The boys kill Simon after mistaking him for the beast. His death shows they have passed the brink of insanity.
FALLING ACTION: The conch is smashed and Piggy dies. The last strands of order are broken and the groups go into chaos.
DEPOSITION: A naval officer and his crew see the smoke from the forest fire and rescue the boys