How Does Golding Present The Beast In Lord Of The Flies

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Over time man’s attempts for survival have been distracted by his fear. The power of fear is demonstrated in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. Golding illustrates the breaking of order that can result from violence and power through the symbol of the beast. Golding utilizes the beast within Jack to portray the control the symbol has over each character among the island. Lastly, Golding presents a warning against people’s natural ways explaining that men must stick to the bigger picture to avoid self destruction. The beast is an imaginative figure within each schoolboy. As time on the island prevails the beast’s control strengthens within each character. Ralph’s inner beast functions from the fear of being alone while Piggy’s beast functions

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