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function
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
purpose, job, or natural activity
  • This was the first time he had admitted the double function of the fire. 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. 162.2
function = purpose
There are no more uses of "function" in Lord of the Flies.

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