Literary Analysis Of Piggy's Death In The Lord Of The Flies

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The “ cannon” is thunder from the storm. It may be a object to exaggerate the atmosphere and it may also be a symbol that there will have a war between the boys from two different groups in this island. 2.Examine the language used to describe the murder of Simon. What does it suggest about what the children have become? In the end of Chapter 9, writer notes “At once the crowd surged after it, poured down the rock, leapt on to the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore. There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws”. This is the process of how Simon is murdered by other boys. These sentences are really conveys how crazy the boys are when they kill Simon. At this time, the boys are not think they are fighting with a people, but a ‘beast’. It is pretty brutal that they use ‘screamed’, ‘struck’, ‘bit’ and ‘tore’. There is no civilisation in this island anymore, the hunters are all losing their humanity and moral. They are totally become a savages. 3.Read the description of Piggy’s death in Chapter 11. Who killed Piggy? How does this description differ from Simon’s death? What do the differences suggest about Golding’s attitude to what each of the boys represents? Piggy is killed by Roger, which is a intentional act. If we think Simon is dead in accident, than the death of Piggy must be murder. 4.Who”protested out of the heart of civilization?” It’s Samneric, which are a pair of identical twin. When they are surrounded by painted group, they still have

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