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Essay | Symbolism in "Lord of the Flies"

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Symbolism in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay provides an analysis of William Golding's "Lord of the Flies", and discusses his use of symbolism.
The book "Lord of the Flies" is stuffed with symbols. We can see them in every character and in every key part that happens in this book. In this essay I'll try to discuss main five symbols of the book: Ralph, Jack, Piggy, the conch and the Beast.

I think at first we must understand, that the lives of the boys on the island represent the global society (I don't know how else I can say this idea). The reason why W. Golding chooses children instead of adults, I think is, that the children are not fully trained by society to understand right from wrong, and this is the reason why most of them are guided by their instincts and what is natural in them. However if the author would chose older characters, I think everything would change and the events in novel may...

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