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    A Brave New World Essay

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    The World State views love as something that is a waste of time. Their philosophy is that everyone belongs to everyone else; meaning that men and women alike should be with more than one person, they should not fall in love with a single individual and then stay with only them. During the book, Lenina questions on why she has become so attached to just one man, causing her friend Fanny to tell her that she should go out with other men before someone questions what she is doing. At first, Lenina has been spending a majority of her time with Henry Foster, but then after her and Bernard spend time together she realizes that she likes him as well. However, once she meets John the Savage, she begins to only have feelings for him and falls in love with him. The World State would view this as wrong, but in modern America this would be viewed as the right…

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    Savagery Thesis

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    Thesis: Golding shows that humans are inherently savage through the manifestation of savagery into the boy’s everyday behaviors and Jack and his choir, which shows that savagery can transform people into beasts. Jack and his Choir Everyday Behaviors C: When the first assembly is called, Ralph sees Jack and his choir walking down the beach towards them. E: “Within the diamond haze of the beach something dark was fumbling…

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    , Lord of the Flies, expresses the theme of civilization vs. savagery throughout the novel using plot, setting, and characterization. The plot is a key factor to show the changing of the boys from civilized boys to savages throughout the novel. From the beginning, they took the first step to a society with order when Ralph mentions, “Let’s have a vote...vote for Chief!” (22). With the idea to vote for chief the boys are able to take a step in direction to society. With this now they can…

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    The symbol of the fire, used as a rescuing signal, represents a way to express the boys’ insensibility by deforesting the island that foreshadowed their corruption. As they set up the fire, they accidentally let the fire spread wildly out of excitement. “The heart of the flame leapt nimbly across the gap between the trees and then went swinging and flaring along the whole row of them. Beneath the capering boys a quarter of a mile square of forest was savage with smoke and flame.[...] ‘You got…

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    to be in charge. Making rules would also be very hard, because boys do not like to obey the rules, even though they are necessary. Boys would also need something to be entertained with, they could not be building things or making boring adult stuff without getting tired quickly. Boys want adventure, and hunting was that adventure for them. “We´ll get food, ‘cried Jack. ´Hunt. Catch things… until they fetch us.” (Golding 30) That is why the boys went from Ralph’s society, because they needed to…

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    Human Nature is Brutal In William Golding’s Lord of Flies, a group of British boys was on an isolated island, and after a few days with quarrels and fights between the boys, most of them finally survive. Although the novel seems like a cruel fiction story, the plot and the children shows some similarities with the thoughts of the Enlightment philosophers. In my opinion, the system of authority and reaction of children in Lord of Flies shares a lot similarities and differences with the thought of…

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    Animal Farm was written by George Orwell in 1945. His real name is Eric Arthur Blair who was born in Motihari, Bengal, India, in 1903. George Orwell is an English novelist, essayist and critic. He is best known for his novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four which were published in 1945 and 1949 respectively. Orwell formed many strong opinions about major political movements during his time including imperialism and communism. Most of his strong political opinions were influenced when he…

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    In Heart Of Darkness, Joseph Conrad discusses how the Europeans treat the native congo people. Throughout the novella imperialism is presented by the Europeans attempting to colonize the Congo region. Joseph Conrad explains the harsh exploitation of the Congo through the perspective of Marlow. Marlow sees how the natives are treated with disrespect as their rightful land is taken from them. By analyzing Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad through a new criticism lens, one can see that the…

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    Jack's Savagery

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    instinct of savagery in humans prevails over civility when no rules are present. Ralph is a character who represents civility and order in humans while leading a group of young boys on an island. Ralph's overall consideration for the group’s need for shelter, food, and water displays his care for those around him, even in a lawless environment. However, Ralph’s concern for others’ welfare is in contrast to that of Jack’s. Jack is a representation of the savage nature that exists in human…

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    Innocence can be lost by ourselves, but it can never be found in ourselves once it is lost. Innocence can be great because life is a dream, but one is naive to the world. Savagery can be great because life is so much fun, but people will fear the savage and run from them. Throughout Lord Of The Flies there are many themes that appear in the book. One of those themes are savagery and innocence. While having savagery and innocence can be great, they can both also be horrible. Throughout this…

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