The Glies In Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

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TCA 1 To start off, Golding’s purpose is shaped through theme. His purpose is to show people are evil. According to the passage it says, “She was black and pink; and the great bladder of her belly was fringed with a row of piglets that slept or burrowed and squeaked” (Golding 1). This statement shows that all of the British boys, except Simon, attacks a mother pig who runs in the clearing. Simon watches all of the boys literally killing the mother pig. This is the climactic part of the novel because the boys completely lost their innocence. In doing so, the boys find pleasure and it represents no civilization left. The slaughter of innocence shows that the boys can not go back to civilization. Another example from the passage states that, “Then Jack found the throat and the hot blood spouted over his hands. The sow collapsed under them and they were heavy and fulfilled upon her. The butterflies still danced, preoccupied in the center of the clearing” (Golding 12). This sentence shows that all the boys turn into savages and that Jack, the boy that adores hunting and killing just for the fun of it, influences the boys into enjoying rubbing the blood all over their bodies. The boys kill the mother pig and simultaneously cheer and laugh. All in all, symbolically, when the boys put the pig's head on a stick, it represents the darkness and evil within all humanity. The human's actions about savagery v.s. the order of human civilization. Adding on, Golding’s purpose of showing

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