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Imagery of Chapter 1 of "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay discusses the imagery in Chapter 1 of "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.
  • The place where the plane crashed: it symbolizes `a wound' in nature- the children will ruin the "innocence" of the island. The place became known as `The Scar'. This is also seen on pg.37, where another scar is created by Jack throwing down a boulder into the forest. One may see this as a simple children`s game, but we already see a germ of evil in Jack`s intensions. On pg.38, there are the words "gash"and "splintered trunks." This shows that their presence on the island is looked upon like a `gash' and a `scar'- a WOUND. This episode shows us the monstrous element the boys have inside the. In this chapter Jack creates two more scars: when he slashed the candle- like plant and when he threw his knife into the bark of the three. Till now Jack has created three scares in the island...

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