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Symbols and Motifs in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: In the classic novel "Lord of the Flies," William Golding uses symbols and motifs, such as fire and pigs, to express the novel's view of the nature of mankind.
In Lord of the Flies, William Golding uses symbols and motifs to convey his theme of the nature of mankind. In the beginning they are organized and behaving in a rational manor. As the story progresses the boys become more and more savage until at the end they are hunting one of them with the intention of killing him. Through the book, Golding uses the conch, the fire, the hunting party, the clothing and the beast to convey that men are naturally savage without laws to control them.

They are on an island after they survive a plane crash. Ralph finds the conch and calls an assembly with it. They vote Ralph as the leader and make the conch have high authority. A littlun says there is a beastie on the island but everybody laughs at him except the people that think...

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