Lord of the Flies Essay | Alienation in "Lord of the Flies," "Bean Trees"

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Alienation in "Lord of the Flies," "Bean Trees"

Summary: An analysis of the alienation theme in Golding's "Lord of The Flies," and in "Bean Trees."
Throughout all of history, literature has been a reflection of society. The good and bad aspects are represented clearly. Characters actions and reactions are a reflection of those in society. For instance, in the book The Bean Trees, Turtle was subject to alienation in society. Along with Ralph, in The Lord Of The Flies. These two characters suffered from alienation in society which is a reflection of our society.

In Golding's The Lord Of The Flies, Ralph endured the alienation from his own personal society. Ralph was elected leader pf the group, putting him on a higher level than all the other members. This difference in social structure immediately alienated Ralph. Another cause of Ralph's alienation would include the death of Piggy. Ralph's only ally died leaving him to fend for himself. Eventually, when everyone takes Jack's side...

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