Lord of the Flies Essay | Symbolism in "Lord of the Flies"

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Symbolism in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay discusses the symbolism in "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.
Lord of The Flies, by William Golding, is a fascinating story about a group of boys who make an unexpected landing on an unknown island. The main characters are Jack, Ralph, and Piggy. The boys begin by being civilized and orderly, but as time goes on, they become more and more savage. Almost the entire novel is symbolic, and some of these symbols are the sea, the conch, and Simon.

The sea symbolizes a couple of things. First of all, it symbolizes the unchanged elements around us. The sea always stays the same throughout the novel, no matter what the boys do on the island. It is like the atmosphere and universe surrounding the earth. The sea is always there, steady and unchanging, while chaos goes on around it. The sea also symbolizes the erasing of bad and painful experiences. The sea engulfs Simon...

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