Lord Of The Flies Civilization Analysis

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Savages or Civilized?

Savagery, it is the condition of being primitive or uncivilized. In this novel we witness the boys go from being civilized to savages in a way of which is not pleasant. Civilization is the stage of human social development and organization that is considered most advanced. Everyone is raised to be civil but for these boys, they were taken away before they could fully grasp the concept of which it means to be normally civilized. This novel draws a firm line between the two using characters as symbols or even objects.
In the novel, Lord of the Flies by william Golding there are seven main characters; Jack, Piggy, Sam, Ralph, Simon, Roger, Eric and then you have the littleuns. Sam and Eric are brothers who are always together so in the novel you will see there name listed as SamnEric. Jack represents savagery while Piggy represents civilization. Simon represents human nature while Roger represents evil. Ralph represents human civilization. This novel is based during World War II and the boys all get on a plane leaving Britain, when suddenly the plane crashes on an island. Due to the crash all the adults died. This left only the young boys alive. We notice from the beginning of this novel that it is going to be interesting. Jack quickly goes savage and states “You should stick a pig… You cut pigs throats to let the blood out”(31 Golding). Not only is this a sign he 's gone savage but it is also a sign that he doesn 't care. They are on an island and
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