Explanation In Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

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Explanation: And here we have one of the most painful parts of the book to read. It started as a game, but it didn’t take long for it to spiral downhill. That mob-mentality thing I was talking about before horrifically comes into play here. The paragraph starts with saying Simon was crying, but as soon as the mob turns on him he’s described as they see it, the beast, degraded to an it. Nothing but the tearing of teeth, in other words they kept attacking even after he was dead. Simon represented the goodness of humanity and true kindness, and after this there’s nothing but horror and evil. When Simon died the good parts of the island left with him. (Loss of Innocence)””We might get taken prisoner by the Reds.”” (Golding 162) Explanation: …show more content…

Evil) “”I’m going to him with this conch in my hands.I’m going to hold it out. Look, I’m goin’ to say, you’re stronger than I am and you haven’t got asthma. You can see, I’m goin’ to say, and with both eyes. But I don’t ask you for my glasses back, not as a favor. I don’t ask you to be a sport, I’ll say, not because you’re strong, but because what’s right’s right. Give me my glasses, I’m going to say- you got to!”” (Golding 171) Explanation: Piggy’s prepared a little speech to tell Jack when he sees him. This speech really shows how innocent Piggy is, and how he just doesn’t understand why Jack would do something like that. Piggy hopes to convince Jack about when he had morals, and show him how dark and twisted he’s become. This is saying something when Piggy is telling Jack to do the right thing, considering how much Piggy hates Jack it’s surprising that Piggy thinks Jack even had morals. (The conch/Piggy) “The rock struck Piggy a glancing blow from chin to knee; the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist.” (Golding 181) Explanation: The conch, which symbolized order and laws, and Piggy, who symbolized intelligence and reason, both die from the rock. When this happens both reason and order are gone from the island, and all that matters is survival. The only thing Ralph can focus on is not dying or he’ll be a

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