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    piece of literature called ‘Lord of the Flies’ has broadcasted it’s perplexed topics through a network of symbols. Through the use of symbols such as the conch, the pig's head, and the characters themselves, Golding demonstrates that humans, when isolated from society's rules and restraints, allow their natural capacity for evil to dominate their existence. The allegorical novel, Lord of the Flies' moral about power is expressed through symbols. The conch, the Lord of the Flies, and the characters are

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    writing has been studied by many people over the last couple of years. His well-known book called Lord of the Flies was written in the year 1954, less than a decade after World War II when the world was in the midst of the Cold War. To fully understand William Golding’s complexity, one must explore his background, especially the events that took place during World War II period. In Lord of the Flies, he evokes the themes of power, civilization, and the nature of evil. Two critics by the names of

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    struggle as to which one will win. And one cannot exist without the other.” In William Golding’s, Lord of the Flies, symbols are used to represent a deeper meaning to the novel. Three symbols he used are the conch, the Lord of the Flies, and the island. There are numerous amounts of symbols in the novel, one of them being the conch that Ralph and Piggy found. First, the conch in the Lord of the Flies resembles civilization and order on the island. As the novel progresses the conch’s color and condition

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    constitute the first 13 colonies. These stripes are accommodated by the 50 stars representing the 50 states. In the story of The Lord of Flies almost a dozen kids are put to the task of surviving. The only way of order for the group is given through the conch.         Throughout the story of Lord of the Flies, they only seem to cooperate with each other when the conch is involved. Infact that’s basically how ralph became chief, “But

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    are a representation of their individuality. In the novel “Lord of The Flies”, the conch shell is a representation of leadership and the society. The scene where the conch is used to take turns speaking throughout the book is one of the most important scenes. It prevents the tribe from getting out of control, plus it was a great way for them to understand each other. The conch also displays order through the rule that you must have the conch to speak in an assembly or meeting. The reason for this rule

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    people. Without these guidelines, bedlam may occur. In the work Lord of the Flies by William Golding, there is a symbolic meaning of democracy, civilization, and order; it is the conch. Over the course of the book, the meaning diminishes, contributing to the theme of power exists in everything, but the way it is used is dependent on the situation. To begin, in the start of the book, the conch is held in high importance; the “conch… it’s ever so powerful” (pg 15). This allows the symbolic meaning

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    The Power of the Conch A symbol that is repeatedly shown in the novel, Lord of the Flies, is a conch shell that the main character, Ralph found while walking around the beach. The shell symbolizes civilization and order. It was an amulet that was used to call meetings, it was given to the person who had the right to speak, and it was also the thing that protected the boys from becoming savages. The talisman is important as it takes us deep into the main themes of the story, the loss of innocence

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    Throughout Lord of the Flies it is clear that the author, William Golding, incorporated lots of symbolism into the text. Three of the main components in the story that symbolized something else were the conch the “beast” and the island. Each of these components developed throughout the text and gave the reader an idea of the main theme in the story. The conch was first used by Piggy and Ralph to call for assemblies. The boys then used it as a way to keep order by only allowing the person holding

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    In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, he depicts the true nature of humans in evil, and that it is only by the taming of society that people are civilized. British boys on an island are of course civilized to begin with, but through a series of accidents and purposeful brutish acts, the orderly boys begin to change. But Ralph didn’t. He stayed strong through everything that happened, unlike Jack who just lost it. Ralph was the one who stayed in his civilized self throughout the story and still

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    Is there such a thing as a game bringing joy and rage? A test bringing confidence and frustration? What about a conch bringing order and destruction? In the book “Lord Of The Flies” by William Golding, there are a group of boys who get stranded on an island in the middle of nowhere. This is also happening during WWII. The boys assign each other roles. The leader is a boy named Ralph. A group of hunters is lead by a boy named Jack. The first couple of days on the Island are fine. They made a fire

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