Lord of the Flies Essay | The Conch

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The Conch

Summary: The conch in Lord of the Flies by William Golding symbolizes order, rules, authority, and civilization. I am going to show how Golding develops the conch into a symbol of civilization through the novel.
The conch in Lord of the Flies by William Golding symbolizes order, rules, authority, and civilization. I am going to show how Golding develops the conch into a symbol of civilization through the novel.

In the novel Piggy first spots a conch shell and tells Ralph how to use it to make a noise." It's a shell! I seen one like that before, A conch he called it. He used to blow it and his mum would come. It's ever so valuable." (p.15) Here the conch is introduced. As a concrete detail it is important to the story because Ralph uses it to call all the other boys on the island to meetings. Because of the conch rules are set down and Ralph becomes the leader. He tries to be a democratic leader, listening to the concerns of all the fears of the littleuns, watching out for the...

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