Lord Of The Flies Rhetorical Analysis

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William Golding wrote this book to show the importance of society and the cruelty of human nature. His way of showing this deep message through his writing was excellent. His style, symbols and choice of characters relayed the ideas he mean to teach. Within the book, the author utilizes a narrative style when writing. Many times slang, simple sentences and even fragments were used to convey his conversational style. This allowed the readers to put themselves in the boy’s shoes. The imagery was vivid to the point where the audience could imagine the island and all its many parts. His descriptive style encompassed the audience into the atmosphere the island laid out for the boys. The vocabulary of the text was extremely simple as well. Sentences were keep short and simple for the most part. When describing the setting, sentences were more complex and descriptive. Golding wrote, “The ground beneath them was a bank covered with coarse grass, torn everywhere by the upheavals of fallen trees, scattered with decaying coconuts and palm saplings.” (10) This example shows how detailed the description of the setting was. When dealing with the boys and their feelings or conversations, sentences were kept short. “ Jack. The beast might be on the other side. You can lead again. You’ve been.” said Ralph. (108) The fragments and short sayings is relatable for the audience. This helped to allow the audience to easily understand the message to be carried along within those scenes and allow

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