Lord Of The Flies Vs Holocaust

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World War II and the Holocaust are an ideal parallel to The Lord of the Flies. Many of the book’s people and events correspond to World War II and the Holocaust.

“The pigs were treated like the nazi’s were treated by Hitler,” Mel observed. The boys killed pigs in an astounding way. The boys are chanting,"Kill the pig! Cut her throat! Spill her blood!" Not like the chanting was necessary, therefore, it was considered fun for a group of little boys. They cut the pig’s head off. Ralph drives a spear into the anus. One of the pigs they slaughtered was pregnant. Without any remorse the boys killed it. No sympathy was put into the fact that the pigs are living creatures. The pigs were dehumanized just as the jews were dehumanized by Hitler.

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