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Essay | Lord of the Flies: Symbolic Importance in the Novel

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Lord of the Flies.
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Lord of the Flies: Symbolic Importance in the Novel

Summary: Essay describes the symbolic importance of Piggy's glasses, the fire, and the conch in the novel "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

"There's another thing. We can help them to find us. If a ship comes near the island they may not notice us. So we must make smoke on top of the mountain. We must make a fire (Golding 38)," said Ralph with confidence. Ralph is saying that the fire is very vital to the group if they want to be rescued. The fire, the conch, and Piggy's glasses all have their own symbolic importance in the novel, Lord of the Flies.

The symbolic importance of Piggy's glasses was clear-sightedness and intelligence. First of all, Piggy's glasses that he wore upon arrival of the island are symbolic to the island in many ways. An example of this is when the boys arrived at the island the glasses were spotless and perfect, no damage at all, similar to how they were at the time...

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This section contains 666 words
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