Civilization In Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

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“Piggy’s arms and legs twitched a bit, like a pig’s after it has been killed” (Golding, 1954, chapter 11, p. 165). The novel, “Lord of the Flies”, is a beautiful story. It’s a deep, expressive and meaningful allegory about our own dark civilization in a certain way. The beauty is established and elaborated in Golding’s writing, the fact that he writes and symbolizes the characters and have them possess distinguishable traits is what opens the readers eyes and have them notice the society we live in. He shows the readers how civilization can easily break down and collapse and how corruptive it can be by writing about young schoolboys who start off civilized and end up as savages. In “Lord of the Flies”, in the aforementioned quote, it shows

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