All 3 Uses of
Lord of the Flies
- He was eager, impatient, beckoning, so that Roger went to him.
p. 62..9 *beckoning = called (to come by using a hand gesture or a nod)
- They saw that straight away; saw what they had really known down on the beach when the smoke of home had beckoned.
p. 68..0beckoned = called (figuratively, by leading to a desired goal)
- Certainly one was to send up a beckoning column of smoke; but the other was to be a hearth now and a comfort until they slept.
p. 162..2beckoning = signaling (to come)
(beckon) to call -- typically to ask or tell someone to come nearer by using a hand gesture or a nod of the head