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Fear in Lotf

Summary: Explains the significance of the theme fear, in the text "Lord or the Flies."
The significance of Fear in Lord of the Flies

From the first mention of the beastie in chapter 2, to Ralph running from his life in chapter 12, fear is a key fixation of lord of the flies. Fear is the dark force which prompts the boys on the island towards savagery. It leads to headless self seeking, bloodlust, and irrationality.

The power of fear in Lord of the Flies is hidden deep within some characters, but in others it is portrayed as their characteristic. Fear is a deep meaning and we can always relate to it no matter the situation. For example; Piggy fears hearing Jack and his hunters calling `Kill the pig', which is a metaphor suggesting that the hunters are killing a part of Piggy. Ralph fears the decisions that he must make.

He fears being in control and having authority. Jack fears being humiliated in...

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