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 "Lord of the Flies."
The Conch

The Conch is a denotation of power. Ralph and Piggy often hold up the conch and instantly the group goes silent. The conch was found on the first day of habitation on the island. Ralph glanced at the conch first, but little did he know of the power it would bring. The conch was found in the lagoon and Ralph was clueless as to what it was at first. Piggy later explained to him that he had seen one similar to it before and that it was a type of shell that you could blow into it. Ralph then retrieved the shell form the pond and he attempted to blow into it. He failed miserably and nothing came out. After the third failed attempt he got it to work and it made a low bellowing noise for the whole island to hear...

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