Biblical Allusions In Lord Of The Flies

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The Lord of The Flies The boys truly struggle to survive without an authority figure due to their fighting, bullying, and show of emotion. They start to form law, order, and authority on the island through understanding and teamwork, but they also are being ripped in two halves spiritually and mentally throughout the book.
The theme in the Lord of The Flies is the human conflict for savagery and decision making for rules of civilization on an island without adults to guide them. When the boys find themselves stranded on a remote island, they quickly begin the project of building a rough approximation of society and attempt to create a civilization fit for a kidś mind. They are facing good vs evil, and the author is teaching life lessons such as understanding and teamwork. ¨Then weĺl have to
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The Lord of The Flies connects a lot hidden references toward the Bible and has a lot of good against evil. For example, in the Bible, the Biblical account of good and evil is described throughout the Bible. Take for instance, the Garden of Eden. Take the early chapters from The Lord of The Flies. The island represents the Garden of Eden from Genesis. The garden has beautiful scenery, fruit, water, nice weather. ¨He screwed up his eyes at the shimmering water.¨ The boys in the Lord of The Flies are symbolically linked to Adam and Eve before the fall. Ralph in the beginning of the novel removed his clothes and dips in the water. ¨He undid the snake-clasp of his belt, lugged off his shorts and pants, and stood there naked,¨ (10). It points to Adam and Eve when they were naked and the act of Baptism. Another example is when Piggy makes aimless patterns in the sand (138). In the book, seeing this ¨drawing in the sand” is accounted several times. This alludes to The New Testament when Jesus Christ drew in the sand after he said, ¨He who lives without sin may cast the first stone,¨ and saved Mary
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