Lord of the Flies Essay | Lord of the Flies

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Lord of the Flies

Summary: Explores the use of symbolism in the novel, Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Describes how the symbols are incorporated into the story and impact the drama.
In all good works of literature, symbolism is included to help the reader understand and relate to the story. Symbols are crucial to the development of characters and plot, relation to reality, and an overall understanding of the theme on a deeper level. Many fictional stories include symbolism in order to produce a better moral. Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a novel in which symbols are nicely incorporated into the story and have major impacts upon the story. The face paint, specs and signal fire are three key symbols from Lord of the Flies; these symbols help the reader better understand the themes on a deeper level.

The face paint that the hunters apply to each other is a symbol of their transition from innocent schoolboys into savage killers. Donning his new mask, Jack approached the other boys menacingly; describing this violent, new...

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