Commentary On 'Lord Of The Flies' By William Golding

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Golding indicates that power is wanted in the boy’s new society, this is presented first in the quote “if only I could get a pig” (pg. 55) indicating that hunting and or the hunter is the more powerful person or the “bigger man”. Another example referring to the importance of power and tying in with the quote above is on (pg. 53) “If you’re not hunting, you are getting hunted.” These quotes are in part summarizing that if you are not hunting you not a man and therefore you will most likely not last on the island. I also feel these statements are stating that you need to do your part to get to the position you want. Ralph needs to do more than just be a good speaker he needs to lead everyone in just about everything. The last quote that
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