Dictatorship Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

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Imagine part of a childhood being stranded on an island where some children are gifted with the popular and powerful traits within it, knowing that there are no adults to take authority and show leadership towards everyone. The novel Lord of The Flies by William Golding shows the system of a democratic government and how it can sometimes fail in a result of a dictator. This novel shows the deception between democracy, shows the failure of democracy and the effects a dictator can have on a group of people, the shift between civilization and savagery, and the importance of symbolism throughout leadership. The novel shows how dictatorship affects democracy and the effects it can have on it in a negative way. One way this novel relates to showing …show more content…

At the start of the novel, these boys within the island respected their democratic leader (Ralph) and showed a great example of good civilians throughout the island. This then showed a dramatic change from civilization to savagery as the boys gained experience with their leader and became “comfortable” with the area. This situation all relates back to showing a great example of how democracy was failed in the novel because it shows how the alter between civilization and savagery can have a negative impact on democracy in showing that someone can become more of a “savage” within leadership and affect its importance involved with good experience in it. This also had a great effect on Ralph as a democratic leader because he ended up being alone closer to the end of the novel because everyone had turned savage against him, and killed all that he had left. The relationship between civilization and savagery was shown as the other boys gained experience with their democratic leader. This then caused them to become more of savages as they were also dictated by each other's actions and the environment around them as well through …show more content…

This conch also showed an example of how Ralph wanted to stick with others on a mission still as they moved on to Jack’s tribe of savagery in showing a relation to the conch breaking. When the conch was destroyed, this showed a significance because Piggy had also died with the conch, leaving Ralph all alone. This showed an example of symbolism because in this moment was when the boy's democratic process within the island also broke out and the others on the island tried to attack and hurt Ralph out of their savage traits. This conch showed a great example of how symbolism was shown as an important factor within the island because when it broke, the significance and meaning of this symbol also broke out with it. This was the situation resulting in the boys attacking Ralph because their DEMOCRATIC PROCESS had been broken

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