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    The question I will be answering is the one concerning journeys. We have read and discussed in class a few stories that deal with journeys. The three that I will be looking at are, Asleep in the Lord, Artificial Nigger, and Remains of the Day. The story Asleep in the Lord follows a man named Mitchel, who traveled to India to help in a Mother Teresa house. He is a man that has been traveling for some time trying to find a place where he can feel like he is making a difference and belongs. In the story, it says,” Before arriving in India, Mitchell had traveled for four months, visiting three continents and nine countries, but Calcutta felt like the first real place he’d been” (pg. 89). This is the evidence for Mitchel’s literal journey, but there is something more to it. I think that he is on a journey to better himself. Later, in the story we see evidence for…

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    Glorifying the Lord! That is the main objective in my life. Following, trusting and listening to our Lord, Jesus Christ, is how I will accomplish this amazing gift of grace and mercy that I have been given as an adopted daughter of the Lord. I have been called to do something amazing in my life, not sure how it will all play out, but returning to college to reach a higher level of education is the path He has for me. I’m trusting God to reveal blessings and show me what I can do for Him with…

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    Hearing the name J.R.R. Tolkien strikes a chord within nearly everybody. He was the infamous writer, author of the Hobbit, and later in his life The Lord of The Rings. Tolkien also battled alongside many other soldiers in World War I, which begs the question if his works are related to the war or if they are merely an escape from the horrors of war. William Golding, another famed author, fought similarly in World War II and his first work, The Lord of the Flies was based around the fact.…

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    The Lord Of The Flies

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    Plot In “The Lord Of The Flies” a group of schoolboys are trapped on a deserted island in the middle of the ocean. At first everyone stays calm and follows the rules. Then as one boy grows the urge to become chief the tribe splits in two. One boy creates a new tribe full of hunters and savages, The other keeps the old more civilized tribe. The hunters and savages have lots of food in the tribe, this results in more power and numbers. The savages grew so strong that they started to kill off…

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    What are all the central themes within the book? First In his afterword to Lord of the Flies, E.L. Epstein claims that the Lord of the Flies is “the central symbol itself” (205). Do you agree that this Beelzebub character is indeed the most significant symbol in Golding’s book? If so, why does Golding choose to include the Lord of the Flies in his novel? What function does it serve in the text? If not, what is the most important symbol in Lord of the Flies? The conch? Piggy’s glasses? Lord of…

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    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 civilization, however Golding’sdecision to portray children in such a gruesome manner provoked controversy. Parents alsovoiced their concern that the book would send the wrong message to their kids, this eventuallyled to its ban in many school…

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    The Lord Of The Flies

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    The Lord of the Flies is a dystopian novel written by William Golding. The allegorical novel takes place on an island and is from the point of view of a group of young boys. A plane crashes which leaves the group of boys stranded on the island where they have to scavenge for food and build shelters for themselves. An allegory is a symbolic fictional narrative that conveys a meaning not explicitly set forth in the narrative, (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica). Allegory, which encompasses…

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    The difference between vassal and lord shows the ranking of power, and the foundation for feudal relationships of medieval history. Idealised views of feudalism represent honorable agreements between a lord and his vassal or vassals in which they both offered their loyalties to one another in exchange for land and services that were usually military in nature. Instead the Agreement between Count William V of Aquitaine and Hugh IV of Lusignan translated by Paul Hyams of Cornell University,…

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    human race. Lord of the Flies starts when a plane crashes on to an island, only leaving about 25 English boys, ranging from ages five to twelve. The boys struggle to form a civilization. The evil that is naturally in mankind stops them from forming a peaceful society, many things go wrong because of disagreements between the boys. The evil present in mankind is one of the main themes in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. The first reason why the theme is the evil that is present in mankind…

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    Can you imagine being stranded on an island alone only with a group of kids and no adults? What would you do if you were in that situation? Do you think you would stay calm and in control? Well, in The Lord of the Flies this is the reality of a group of boys, fighting for their lives and dealing with insanity. Their inner beast showed then and it was inevitable. What do you think? Do you think that there is a beast in all of us? Or do you think you could have kept yourself under control? …

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