Resolution In Lord Of The Flies

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We all struggle to find a series of resolutions when faced with a major problem, and while some of those resolutions may seem better because they are easier they may come at a greater risk and you may be faced with bigger consequences when a proper conclusion arises. For the boys on the island in Lord of the Flies by William Goulding, this is exactly what happened. They let their position of being trapped on an island tamper with their morals. We see three main conflicts in the novel that relate back to the title those of which are. Religion, savagery, and the weak and the strong. These are all conflicts that are a result of the horrific events that the boys go though. In the novel Lord of the flies by William Goulding. The title refers to…show more content…
We see in chapter that the boys mercilessly kill the female pig. The boys imposed their will on the female pig “His mind was clouded with memories; memories of the knowledge that had come to them when they closed in on the struggling pig, knowledge that they had outwitted a living thing, imposed their will upon it, taken away its life like a long satisfying drink.” ( ) This shows how the boys inflicted a gruesome death on an innocent pig when they could have easily killed it in a humane way. Towards the middle of the novel says “Maybe there is a beast… what I mean is… maybe its only us.” (95-96) This quote located towards the middle of the novel is a major moment of foreshadowing. It not only tells us that they are conscious of their behaviorism towards the situation that they have been put in but It also shows that some of them are beginning to question the decisions of the…show more content…
Only some of them were able to maintain their strength of moral, and sense of civilization. Jack and Ralph had a dramatic change in attitude from when they first landed on the island to when were rescued. Jack was a young British boy when like the rest of the boys was civilized and being brought up to be the best possible version of themselves. But as Jack and the rest of the boys spent more time on the island they were not a fragment of the boys who landed in a plane “This was a savage whose image refused to blend with that ancient picture of a boy in shorts and shirt”( ) In chapter twelve is when the Island truly takes a toll on the boys. Thought the novel Jack constantly felt threatened by Ralph, he felt as if Ralph was trying to test his manliness and trying to lower his status. So when Jack became the leader of the group anyone who attempted to show signs of leadership or the greater good of the group was a threat to Jack. We can see this after piggy’s death on
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