Metaphors In Lord Of The Flies

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William Golding, a writer best known for his book "Lord of the Flies," wrote it (Hasan et al., 2020). The book tells the stories of youngsters who wind up abandoned on a deserted island. They must all learn how to live and eat on the island because they are all boys between the ages of six and twelve. There are twelve chapters in the book that describe their relationship and the exploration of it. The book's main characters are Jack, Simon, Piggy, Ralph, and Roger. The boys are introduced in the first chapter, "The Sound of the Shell," describing how their aircraft came down on the island. They needed a leader who could guide them if they were to live, so they chose Ralph as their leader. The boys can get food and shelter but face difficulties since they lack adult supervision, making them misbehave and endanger Ralph's authority. The second chapter, …show more content…

He uses metaphor and symbolism extensively throughout the book to examine human nature in great detail. Golding's work is filled with vivid pictures and sharp dialogue despite being direct and straightforward. He uses clear, understandable language, but it nevertheless successfully captures the kids' fear, confusion, and worry (Otmani et al., 2020). Golding frequently uses scant language, but this heightens the suspense and intensity, keeping readers on the edge of their seats. Golding uses vivid images to create a profound sense of dread as the lads attempt to make sense of their situation. The vividness of the work is heightened by his descriptions of the island's natural beauty and its growing danger and darkness. Golding makes creative and potent use of symbols. Comparing the Lord of the Flies and the conch shell highlights the boys' struggle to uphold values and order in extreme hardship. The conch stands for authority, order, and the rule of law, while the Lord of the Flies symbolizes disorder, confusion, and the collapse of

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