Girl Characters In Lord Of The Flies Essay

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The novel Lord of the Flies is about a group of schoolboys who are stranded on an unknown island and their journey of how they try to survive, but fail. The story lacks any real female character. But why? There no complete answer to this question, but I think it is because in the story the boys learn the a few lessons such as: responsibility, maturity, and respect. "The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away" The boys had challenges and unfortunately not everyone survived. I believe the author wanted to show us that men are not perfect to begin with and even at a young age (like the characters in the novel) the boys struggle with responsibility, maturity, and respect. So, would the story be different if the characters were all female? In this essay I will compare differences on boy and girl characters in the novel and I will replace a character from Lord of the Flies with a female counterpart. Giving details on how she looks, acts, what motivates her to do the things she does, and how would life on the…show more content…
So, Rainn decided that she didn’t what to be like her family, living with regrets, she wanted to make sure that before she dies she is satisfied with her accomplishments. Which is why Rainn is taking the risk of the school trip on a plane. Life on the island will definitely be an adjustment and will have an effect on Rainn and the other characters. I think the biggest adjustment for them will be figuring it out how to survive with different resources. For example, on the island there no longer is restrooms, kitchens, or common things such as pans for cooking or showers. It will be a struggle in the beginning but I believe that once they are organized and know what kind of resources the island provides the adjustment is
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