Comparison Of 'Castle Rock And The Beach'

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“European nations began World War I with a glamorous vision of war, only to be psychologically shattered by the realities of the trenches. The experience changed the way people referred to the glamour of battle; they treated it no longer as a positive quality but as a dangerous illusion. Virginia Postrel” In a sense the book lord of the flies awakens the evil in man and exposes the true horrors man is capable of just as world war one had for so many. However as humans we are not perfect and so began a second world war 20 years after the first. So for this paper we are comparing two key locations from the book lord of the flies“castle rock” and “the beach”. We will begin with discussing the first location “the beach”. Then we will discuss the second location “castle rock”. Then finally we will discuss the similarities and differences. …show more content…

They were able to start civilization on it by building huts. As well as fire and means of protecting themselves. All starting with the discovery of the conch shell used by piggy and ralph. This beginning was picturesque on purpose to give you the sense that all with will be sunshine rainbows and butter The beginning was going so well and yet this beautiful almost serene vision of happiness was eventually desolated and then followed by “castle rock”. As stated plainly by Ralph “Not me. This is a rotten place.” when he was talking to the others when it was initially discovered. This place in the book is a dark damp gloomy cave. However initially it was accepted by some of the group members. As an example Jack thought “What a place for a fort!” initially and the idea stayed with him eventually becoming his

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