Flies Hope Quotes

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Hope and its relevance to lord of the flies. What is hope? Everyone is familiar with hope, its passion for change. It influences people to change their opinions and make certain decisions. Hope in Lord of the Flies is a prominent theme throughout the novel. Hope pushes people to do things and act certain ways, good or for worse. Hope is a vital force in lord of the flies, directing characters to maintain their moral decisions, and save them from savagery. Who does hope influence? And who ignores hope. What role does Hope to play in this savage new world? Hope is very predominant in lord of the flies, but where is it specifically? Almost every character in Golding’s lord of the flies either exhibits hope or does not. All the …show more content…

This quote also tries to show hope for the future. Opening numerous possibilities of what can happen to the boys in the future away from the island. The second quote that represents hope in the novel is "Rescue? Yes, of course! All the same, I'd like to catch a pig first―” (Golding 64). This quote shows Jack giving up on rescue, as his priorities with being rescue and leisure upon the island are now equal. The readers see this trend in Jack's character as Jack starts to care more for hunting and leadership. This Shows the reader that what hope Jack had is starting to dwindle and his savagery is starting to take …show more content…

Hope influences characters' decisions. Decisions like their priorities, when Ralph was leader of the island. Ralph's leading style put being rescued before anything else. This is why he prioritizes things like signal fire over killing a pig. A quote to perfectly represent Ralph's priorities in His leadership style is “You hunters! You can laugh! But I tell you the smoke is more more important than the pig, however often you kill one. Do all of you see? He spread his arms wide and turned to the whole triangle.” (Golding 96). This quote shows how Ralph simply doesn't care for hunting like Jack and some of the other boys. Ralph's number one priority is the signal fire, This is because Ralph prioritizes his hope for being rescued over hunting and other things, this is a direct correlation to how hope influences the characters because Ralph's Hope for rescue directly made him change his decision. On the other hand, Jack does not show any interest in being saved, and instead puts his time and effort into hunting, and doing his best to survive on the island itself. Jack does exhibit hope, just not in the same way as ralph. A particular example of something Jack hopes for is when he wishes to kill the pig on the island. A quote that shows Jack's lack of priority of saving “Which is better―to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?" (Golding 223). This quote shows Jack's downfall in care for

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