Lord of the Flies Essay | Chapter 2 Imagery of Lord of the Flies

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Chapter 2 Imagery of Lord of the Flies.
This section contains 491 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Chapter 2 Imagery of Lord of the Flies

Chapter 2 Imagery of Lord of the Flies

Summary: Essay discusses the imagery in chapter 2 of "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.
In this book one sees the boys themselves coming up with the idea of ¡¥The Coral Island.¡¦ We see Golding rewriting the earlier conventional stories, in which we see the boys acting in a very civilized manner. Golding thought differently to other novel writers, he thought that these stories weren` t showing human nature as it really is. He is trying to show us, the readers, that the boys can actually become savages. If one is to understand the message of this book one also has to understand that because the Europeans thought they were superior in the 19th century they thought they could colonize. Golding wrote this book at the peak of colonization, and was trying to show us that what the Europeans thought was all a myth and a lie, because there is an element of savagery in all of us...

(read more)

This section contains 491 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Chapter 2 Imagery of Lord of the Flies
Copyrights
BookRags Student Essays
Chapter 2 Imagery of Lord of the Flies from BookRags Student Essays. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.