Cultural Behavior In Lord Of The Flies

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Throughout Lord of the Flies by William Golding and The Language of Baklava by Diana Abu Jaber, humans learn and develop cultural behavior from observing and being taught by those around them. Typically, young children form perceptions about what is correct cultural behavior from their elders, the eldest humans in their exposure. Cultural behavior transcends generations and forms moral accpetances among the people belonging to the society or family. Contrastingly, as it regards to the human feeling of being lost or isolation, people gain and experience different benefits from it. Being lost can be the best way to discover a truth that has been concealed in one’s confusion or rejection of the feeling. In Lord of the Flies and The Language of Baklava, humans learn or develop cultural behavior from those who are in a place of authority with respect to age; however, the idea of being lost or isolated brings about a revelation for Ralph, whereas, in her isolation, Diana recognizes that there is a cessation to her incertitude which she had never acknowledge.
Lord of the Flies’ helpless band of children, the littluns, develop cultural behavior from the reckless, older children that head their society, resulting in a belief of what should be morally incorrect as
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Since he is not loyal to Jack, or more importantly aligned with the boys’ idea of acceptable moral behavior, Jack orders that he be found and killed. The littluns, the older boys’ savage henchman, unhesitantly are ready to do their bidding because of the culture fostered on the island. They are ready to hunt and kill, taught perception, another defiant “immoral” being. At this point, the society of boys is now a “tribe”(186) dancing around a “glowing fire”, and the littluns, so helplessly, make up the embodiment, void of a “common sense’ point of view, who just “couldn’t help it”
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