Lord of the Flies Essay | The Island and Symbolism within Lord of the Flies

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The Island and Symbolism within Lord of the Flies

Summary: Symbolism with Lord of the Flies
Symbolism in any story is an important factor to make the story interesting. Certain objects and ideas in a story have a deeper significance than the obvious meaning. There were many things in the story, Lord of the Flies, which had symbolism. For example, the island that the boys crashed on to symbolized a few things to the reader and to the boys. The island, while symbolizing helplessness and fear, also symbolized a sense of freedom and pride.

The island was a sign of helplessness for the boys. There was little they could do to help be saved. They couldn't contact anybody and once the discovered they were on an island there was nowhere to go off the island. The only thing they could do was build a signal fire and that would only work if rescuers got near the island...

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