Biblical Allegory In Lord Of The Flies

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Imagine your plane flying over the ocean when all of a sudden BOOM you here your plane get shot down. You later realize that your stranded on an island, but you 're not alone. Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a book about kids that fled from England due to World War 2. While they were fleeing on an airplane they are shot down, leaving them on an island. With no parents and ages ranging from three to fifteen years of age you can just imagine what it was like. After months of being on the island civilization was lost, and the boys went savage, losing sight of realization. During this period you can pick out lots of biblical allegories and how they relate to the Bible. For example baptism, who the christ figure is, the breaking of the ten commandments and rape. In Lord of the Flies Golding uses the biblical allegory of baptism. As soon as the plane got shot down they landed on an island. Ralph figures out there are no parents, and decides to take off his clothes. After taking off his clothes Ralphs first idea was to go swimming on the ocean not knowing they are stranded all alone on an island. Beyond the platform there was more enchantment. Some act of God … he might have been swimming in a huge bath´´. ( Golding 7) Piggy being a fat boy wasn 't really into the whole taking the clothes off, but was finally pressured to take them off and bathe in the ocean with Ralph. ´´ Piggy was looking determined and began to take off his shorts. Presently he was parely and fatly
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