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reflection
used in Lord of the Flies

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
my reflection in the mirror
Definition
an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • He looked in the pool for his reflection, but his breathing troubled the mirror.
    p. 63.8
reflection = image (on the surface of the pool)
  • He peered at his reflection and disliked it.
    p. 63.5

There are no more uses of "reflection" flagged with this meaning in Lord of the Flies.

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2  —3 uses as in:
lit by the reflection
Definition
light seen after it bounces off a surface to another; or the process of bouncing light, sound, or other energy off of a surface
  • Then he sat carefully on a fallen trunk near the little cliff that fronted the lagoon; and the tangled reflections quivered over him.
    p. 14.9
reflections = light that bounced off a surface (in this case, the lagoon)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The palms that still stood made a green roof, covered on the underside with a quivering tangle of reflections from the lagoon.
    p. 12.4
  • Normally the underside of the green roof was lit by a tangle of golden reflections, and their faces were lit upside down—like, thought Ralph, when you hold an electric torch in your hands.
    p. 77.9

There are no more uses of "reflection" flagged with this meaning in Lord of the Flies.

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