The Conch In Lord Of The Flies, By William Golding

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In our modern society, power and authority can often corrupt the most honest person in our democracy. However if used correctly, it can be used as a great leadership tool. The conch symbolizes both authority and tyranny. At the beginning of the story the conch effectively governs the boys meeting making the boy who has the conch the leader, but in the end the conch loses its power and influence amongst Jack and his group making them savages. In the novel Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, the conch revolves around being a guide for leadership and authority, but overtime the ineffectiveness of the conch leads the boys to becoming
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