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    One of the character’s in Lord of the Flies that is deeply affected by the conch is Piggy. To him, the conch symbolizes a powerful tool that unites all of the boys. A direct example from the book that further illustrates this is when Piggy says to Ralph, ‘“We can use this to call the others. Have a meeting. They’ll come when they hear us—”’(Golding 16). Ever since the beginning of the book, it demonstrates that Piggy has always been the logical thinker and he uses the conch to bring all of the…

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    story that has symbolism is “Hill like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway. The symbolism found in Ernest Hemingway’s work has important value to a story, but also can be interpreted by readers deeply and from a different point of view. The use of symbols such as luggage, white elephants and a train in “Hills like White Elephants” shows how important…

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    how humans lived. This movement was constructed off of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution and followed his concept of “survival of the fittest.” In Jack London’s “The Law of Life” he uses the setting and various symbols to demonstrate his belief in naturalism. Throughout the story, different symbols such as a moose, fire, and Koshkoosh demonstrate this principle. He had also used the season to further develop his belief. The Inuit tribe was placed in the Klondike region of the Canadian Yukon territory…

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    man, take a long journey, including a struggle of death versus life shown through the use of symbols to represent both sides of the struggle. One of the heaviest symbols in the novel is McCarthy's use of biblical references in many forms to portray feelings of hope and rebirth/resurrection, while also showing filth and irony in that of the water in the new yet extinct world. McCarthy presents the symbol of water in a very Biblical rich manor. “One day Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee, and…

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    house. She dies from heart disease which is, “the joy that kills” (Chopin). In “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin, a reoccurring theme that the author conveys throughout the short story is the desire to be free. Mrs. Louise Mallard is a symbol of women of her time which…

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    Throughout the ages, we have seen that a symbol in literature can suggest more than its average run of the mill meaning. In Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” she uses several different symbols for their realistic and symbolic meanings. On the realistic level, each symbol sets as a part and that has its own place in the story but represents a hidden thought or idea upon closer inspection. She uses symbolism for these items in the story to create a sense of foreshadowing and to create some…

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    The first symbol that we see is the conch shell. When the shell is found lying on the beach Ralph blows it to signal all the boys, across the island to meet. Later the conch shell is used to announce meetings, and then a rule is made that only the one holding the shell is allowed to speak. These things show that order and democracy exists in the boys, and also establishes the conch shell as a symbol of civilized behavior. As the boys slowly turn savage the power of the conch shell is lessened.…

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    In Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Márquez uses symbols of falconry, flowers, and religion to reflect on important thematic aspects of sexuality, purity, and honor. These symbols represent and provide insight into Márquez’s characters. Márquez’s use of symbolism helps pave the way for the themes that he presents in the novel. Márquez depicts the main character, Santiago Nasar, as a predator in the novel through not only the aggressive tone he uses when he describes him but also through…

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    Themes In The Lottery

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    “The general population doesn’t know what’s happening, and it doesn’t even know that it doesn’t know”(maybe say smth like “said” or start the quote like “Noam Chomsky once said that “”)Noam Chomsky. When one blindly follows someone or something, he or she can easily turn away from the path of basic humanity without even knowing. Similarly, in “The Lottery” regular citizens murdered someone each year by blindly following their traditions. The overall theme of "The Lottery" is the dangers of…

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    tones such as political ideologies are reflected by the boys’ actions. However, as the novel progresses, it is clear that expansive symbols and motifs largely mirror attitudes of the boys and on a larger scale, closely resemble aspects of society necessary for growth and development. According to Bufkin, this novel contains an intricate network of interrelated symbols and images that, composing the texture of Lord of the Flies, enlarge and universalize…

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