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Essay | Meaning of the Title of "Lord of the Flies"

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Meaning of the Title of "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: William Golding titled his novel "Lord of The Flies" because the sow's head stuck on a stick represented Jack's leadership of the tribe, which was marked by savagery.
The "Lord of the Flies" was actually a sow's head stuck on a stick, sharpened at both ends. It emerged because of the fear towards the beast among Jack's tribe. It was created by Jack, suggesting that the beast did not appear in a solid form rather it was inside everyone in the form of savagery instinct. When Jack and the hunters succeeded in catching a pig, they decided to leave the head for the beast, hoping that it would not disturb them. "The silence accepted the gift and awed them." After they left the head, flies was attracted to the head as it promised them meat. Thus, surrounding by the flies, it became as through "Lord of the Flies."

Literally, the head had become like a master to the flies because the flies needed to depend on it to obtain...

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