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  • Lord Of The Flies Diction Analysis

    Jack, one of the main characters, is attempting to hunt this pig for sustenance. However he does not succeed and when he comes back he voices his though that “I thought I might- kill.” (Chap 3. Pg 71) Jack is still unsure of going through with these actions and the concept that he could’ve killed has been embedded…

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  • William Golding Lord Of The Flies Passage Analysis Essay

    referring to both of them as the beast. Golding makes a connection from a motherly pig to Simon and British soldiers. The sow in “maternal bliss” on page 134 was similar to Simon in terms of his maternal caring for the littluns and the tribe. To strengthen the connection between the pig and the British, Golding carefully crafted a scenario where the savages used guerilla tactics to attack, similar to what Thailand did and the pig, unprepared for the foreign tactics, ran to the water, which is…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

    “What are we? Humans? Or Animals? Or Savages?” (William Golding). Everyone has questioned their existence every once and awhile. Humans come so far and some are still are not capable to stay sane. We need people around us, rules to keep us in shape, but when someone is pulled from all of that do they act out or will they try to keep that normalism they are so use to having. William Golding believed humans are truly messed up in the head. In the novel Lord of the Flies, Golding really shows in…

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  • Censorship In Lord Of The Flies

    Censorship. It’s a word that gives some the sense of protection, however others feel thatsomething important is lost. Truth is, something is lost, truth. Many great works of literaturehave suffered from censorship and others have even been banned. The Lord of the Flies is noexception, a ban slowly creeps up, like a shadow obscuring truth.The Lord of the Flies depicts children (the main ones are: Ralph, Jack, Piggy, and Simon)in a deserted island. It explores the theme of savagery and…

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  • Ice Storm Themes

    Which way should I go? Did you ever feel like your actions that you thought was right was a wrong action? The story called “What happened during an Ice Storm” by Jim Heynen, have many strong themes. One of the main theme is help others and be sympathetic. An example from the story such as “ they would be covered in ice too”, “glazed in egg white.” , and “unborn birds” shows how the pheasants are suffering from the ice storm and how intense the situation was. The boys also did it their way…

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  • Chapter Summary: Lord Of The Flies

    Chapters 1-2 1. Ralph- A 12 year old boy who is one of the oldest and he is the group leader and he try's to organized groups to help build shelter. Piggy- Ralph's left hand man and he tends to wine a lot but he is also known as Ralph's "Lieutenant". Simon- A young boy which is the shyest out of all of them, Simon has good intentions, is always well mannered towards others and he loves the nature. Jack- A older boy on the island, he takes advantage of his power and gets to be cruel as time…

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  • William Golding's Lord Of The Flies: Chapter Analysis

    “Simple peck-order bullying is only the beginning of the kind of hierarchical behavior that can lead to racism, sexism, ethnocentrism, classism, and all the other 'isms' that cause so much suffering in the world.” Octavia E. Butler. Everyone needs their “place” in society: leader, hunter, builder, or even follower and securing a place in society can often lead to conflict. The need for hierarchy is evident all throughout Lord of the Flies, a novel by William Golding about a group of British boys…

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  • Black Holes And Basketball Sneakers Analysis

    The desire to fit in sometimes makes people do desperate things but are the actions we make worth the outcome of happiness or satisfaction? The theme that best applies to the story “Black holes and Basketball Sneakers” by Lori Aurelia Williams and the poem “Please Don't take Air Jordans” is, The desire to fit in sometimes makes people do desperate things. The passage “Black holes and Basketball Sneakers” is about a boy named Malik who joined a gang so he could get a pair of sneakers and the…

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  • Rivalry In Lord Of The Flies

    After the boys had done their re-enactment of catching the boar in chapter 7, Maurice had realized that it had gotten dark. This had caused Ralph to think about the littluns that are with Piggy and told the rest of the group that they can’t leave them under Piggy’s care all night long. Soon after, Jack had replied, “We mustn’t let anything happen to Piggy, must we?” the rivalry between Ralph and Jack is becoming more obvious because Ralph is the leader and Jack had made himself sound like he is…

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  • Mustache Research Paper

    This creature is a “Mustache Moron”. The Mustache is wanted for stealing your food. Not in any way, though. He steals your food while you are watching a movie. You are eating away and all the sudden you reach for more, there is no more, but you don’t remember eating all of it. Unlike, the people who tell you that you ate that food, the Mustache took that food and ate it for himself. This monster is about 2 feet tall and weighs about 15 pounds. He can also morph into a very small version of…

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