Hunger Games And Lord Of The Flies Comparison Essay

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Often in literature, comparing stories will lead to revelations about human nature. Lord of the Flies and The Hunger Games both share a motif of being trapped and take human nature to another level. Lord of the Flies and The Hunger Games prove that working together and looking out for each other will give you a greater shot at victory. One very significant similarity is that in both books the characters are trapped on an island and fighting for their safety and survival. In Lord of the Flies, school boys, Ralph, Roger, Simeon, Piggy, Jack and along with other kids are trapped on an island and have to fight for survival, but, after a while of being on the island the civilization starts to die and so do the boys from violence and lack of communication. Human nature seems to be totally different in the next novel. In The Hunger Games, a male and female are selected out of twelve districts every year to participate in the games. The point of the game is to be placed in an inescapable battlefield and fight to the death. If a character wins the games you receive money, food, a house, and prestige. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are a part of the annual game. The two are stuck on the island until they are killed …show more content…

In Lord Of the Flies not only did the boys have to cooperate to make living conditions better, they also had to make sure that would have food and water, which is a priority for each individual. This is something the boys never had to do. Katniss and Peeta have to keep themselves and also their family fed everyday. This was nothing new for the determined teens. In The Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta both are extremely poor and have to work to feed their family. Katniss is a hunter and Peeta worked in a bakery. They both knew that survival was not only important for themselves, but also their families, they had no time to be normal

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