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 the novel "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.
In the Novel the Lord of the Flies Golding uses many symbols to represent many things for example the conch which represented order and democracy, the beast which was used to symbolize the evil residing within everyone and the dark side of human nature. Golding's use of symbols in the novel played an important part in the development of the story. The two symbols that really contributed to the theme of the Lord of the Flies was the Beast and Piggy's glasses.

The Beast symbolized the evil residing within everyone and the dark side of human nature. This supports Golding's idea that each person has an evil inner nature poorly covered by society. If the society is taken away, then the inner nature comes out and chaos and lawlessness erupt. Each person has an evil nature and is capable of committing heinous crimes. In...

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