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

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Symbolism in Lord of the Flies

Summary: Symbolism in Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
Symbolism in Lord of the Flies

William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies, is a suspenseful book. Throughout the story there are many underlying themes. There are numerous ideas of symbolism in the novel. Christianity is a theme throughout the book. Other themes include civilization and order. Lord of the Flies contains a lot of symbolism including Christianity, order and civilization.

Throughout Lord of the Flies the signal fire represents civilization and the desire to be rescued. In the beginning of the novel Ralph decides that they should have a signal fire. Jack and the hunters are "responsible for keeping the fire going," (43). This shows they had order on the island and a desire to be rescued. On page 43 Jack says "And we'll be responsible for keeping a lookout too. If we a ship out there we'll put green branches on. Then there'll be...

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