After lighting half of the island on fire in an attempt to smoke Ralph from his hiding place, they chase him on to the beach only to find a ships captain and crew waiting there to rescue them, because he saw the smoke.
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Religion and rationality, myth and science, fight it out in Golding's books as they did in his brain; it may be that Carey is too sane or puritanical to comprehend the creative madness of his subject. And nope, we don't source our examples from our editing service!
Ralph, who is the protagonist of the story, struggles to maintain vestiges of civilization against the call of human nature and savagery. The man who wrote Lord of the Flies found that no one wanted to publish it.
Carey, a battle-scarred class warrior whose books include The Intellectuals and the Masses, sympathises with the young Golding's embarrassments at Oxford, where interviewers wrote him off as "not quite a gentleman". Ina year after England entered World War II, Golding joined the Royal Navy, where he served in command of a rocket-launcher and participated in the invasion of Normandy.
In the end, he is shown to be the true leader of the boys, but only after the adult world intervenes in the form of the naval officer arriving to end the chaos. When a bunch of children are stranded on an island, the conflict between savagery and the rules of civilization begins to split the boys into two groups.
More generally, his son-in-law testifies that Golding specialised in belittling others — if that is, he recognised them at all.