Lord Of The Flies Literary Analysis Essay

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Imagine a plane that crash land on a tropical island with a fairly large group of boys, with no adult supervision during World War II. Lord of the Flies by William Golding is an exact example of this scenario with a young boy named Ralph. Ralph is an English boy; tall, fair, and handsome. His character traits are a good leader, a good friend for those who help, and a genuinely nice person. Also, Ralph represents law and government. In this literary analysis, it will explain the fictional society along with Ralph blowing the conch, a ship passing, and the beast appearing to Simon. The fictional society Ralph lives in is a tropical island with two kinds of people, Ralph’s and Jack’s people. The boys are from an English background. This is…show more content…
Jack decides to use them as hunters. This shows they are resourceful. Ralph later said “We can help them to find us. If a ship comes in it may not notice us so we must make smoke on top of the mountain. We must make a fire.”(Golding 33). The plan is to make a fire to help a ship see the smoke to be rescued. This shows Ralph as a leader because he wants him and the other boys rescued. This is important; it gives the boy’s hope. The fire also provides them with a…show more content…
This in shown when Jack’s boys start to chant: “Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Spill her blood ” (Golding 63). They are becoming addicted to ruthless killing. The full fledged chaos is let out when this happens. “The conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist.” (Golding 167). The conch was destroyed. The conch was what bought them together in the first place and it represented order. After the conch was destroyed, hunters hunt Ralph. Ralph is the chief and lead in an orderly fashion and under his rule it was calm. Ralph would never hunt anyone
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