Symbolism In Lord Of The Flies

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The Lord of the Flies is a novel written by William Golding. Thoughout the Lord of the Flies, Piggy’s glasses, the conch, and the pig’s head symbolize authority, hope, and the good and evil in each human being. Lord of the Flies is a story about a group of boys stranded on an Island who have to learn how to survive without any adults. This story uses symbolically and literally events with the boys on the island and the boys on the island representing the society. This states the morality within the boys going from a living society with rules to an uncivilized society on the island. Three of the boys are different than the other and stay civil as one while the rest turn into a savage tribe. The boys are civilized like a democracy but then some of the others turn into a dictorship. In the beginning, the boys have a assembly to elect a leader between Ralph and Jack. They find and use a conch to keep order of the boys, having whoever held the conch had the right to speak and would not be innterupted. The boys all keep civilized in a democracy with Ralph being the leader. This represent...

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