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    Are people hardwired for order? William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies explores the creation of a child society marooned on an island and the inherence of order. Lord of the Flies displays the creation of social structure amidst World War II, when the underpinnings of society seem to fray. Lord of the Flies proves humans seek order through leadership,remnants of their old life, and rules. Lord of the Flies displays the inherence of order. The novel begins in the aftermath of a plane crash…

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    Flies, the boys accidentally killed Simon in thought of the beast. And so, “Simon’s dead body moved out toward the open sea” (154). The irony of thinking their saviour was the beast is not lost on the reader. Similarly, Robert got hurt playing as a pig and the boys go wild in the circle. “The circle moved in and round. Robert squealed in mock terror, then in real pain” (154). Ralph hit the boat with his spear and, furthermore, he acts upon his feelings. He “hit him”, said Ralph again, “and the…

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    Daniel W. Shrigley once said, “In a survival situation, it’s do or die. The ones that take action, using knowledge and common sense live!” Imagine this, you are on an island with several other people and no given resources. Maybe you’ve seen the television show Survivor where people face this problem. The book, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding and the show Survivor have many similarities with one difference. In both Lord of the Flies and Survivor there is a chief or leader of the group.…

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    On the island, there are boys who are on the island that is required to take matters into their own hands.Within the book, the boys create a challenge which ends up making them turn them very evil.They spend their time on showing how and what they face throughout the story.The boy jack socializes with the expertise of trying to take over and become the leader creating a suspenseful scene within the book.As the story takes place the boys begin to split into two groups at a time they begin to…

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    Piggy Lord Of The Flies

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    an escape, and join Jack’s tribe, which focuses on hunting pigs and engaging primal instincts, Piggy attempts to restore order by verbally accosting Jack’s tribe: “Which is better—to be a pack of painted Indians like you are, or to be sensible like Ralph is? … to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill? … law and rescue, or hunting and breaking things up?” (180) Despite that Jack’s tribe demonstrates the capacity to slaughter both pigs and people, Piggy ignores this fact (whether due to…

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    In William Golding’s fictional novel, The Lord Of the Flies, an idea is displayed portraying the dark side of people, illustrating mankind's evil nature. Golding displays the descriptive scene of Piggy’s death to show the destructive nature of Man when stranded to survive on a desolate island. Ralph blows the conch shell, reporting everyone to order for a meeting. Jack emerges from the forest and immediately the two face off. Ralph is trying to make a point about the importance of the signal…

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    When the boys arrived on the island the other boys described Simon as a normal boy who did not stand out he seemed smart and was then put on charge of building the huts. But after a couple weeks the island starts to affect simon and he begins to be more awkward around other kids. Simon went to now being described as odd or an outcast because of the changes that happened to him. Simon stopped talking and interacting with At one point on the island some of the boys were starting to become…

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    encounters a piglet and goes to kill it he hesitates, causing the pig to run away. Jack explains that he was just waiting to decide where to stab him but, “They knew very well why he hadn’t: …because of the unbearable blood.”(31). After a while, though, Jack develops his hunting skills and becomes more and more fascinated with it where he eventually becomes the most cruel of them all. When Jack and the hunters kill their first pig they grow to be entertained and thrilled by the amount of blood…

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    insecurities. In the beginning of the novel, he has nothing but the leadership of his choir, a leadership that the elected leader, Ralph, bestows upon him. The conch, symbol of parliamentary discourse, is in Ralph's control. Jack cannot even manage to wound a pig, let alone kill it. With sheer political genius he elevates the hunt while denigrating the conch until the former becomes the whole focus of the island and the latter is destroyed. He begins by speaking out of turn, without the conch…

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    Part 2. CONTEXT. After feasting on the meat of a pig, the boys dance in a ritual and accidentally mistake Simon for a beast, causing them to brutally stab and murder him.When Ralph and Piggy go back to their camp and begin to fall asleep, they are raided by Jack and a few of his tribe members. They fight the unknown figures in the dark and when everything settles down again, Piggy and Ralph discover that they stole something valuable. Part 3. CONCEPTS. Golding uses many different literary…

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