Lord Of The Flies Chapter 2 Analysis

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Chapter 2 - Nice to Eat with You: Acts of Communion
Choose a meal from a literary work and apply the ideas of Chapter 2 to this literary depiction

Answer: Quentin Tarantino’s films are all known for having significant meal scenes, and Pulp Fiction is no exception. In Pulp Fiction, many memorable scenes involve food. Although, the meal scene that sticks out the most is the one between Mia Wallace, Marsellus’s wife, and Vincent Vega, Marsellus’s bodyguard. Even though the characters come from two different worlds they share something in common. The way I introduced them gives that similarity away. Both Mia and Vincent are treated like a possession of Marsellus Wallace and controlled by him. Mia, isn’t allowed to do anything without Marsellus’s approval and Vincent, must follow every order of Marsellus or he risks losing his job or even being killed. Since both characters are overpowered by Marsellus, their meal together without him there allows them to bond over their similar suffering and celebrate their break from the controlling man. Tarantino didn’t just want John Travolta and Uma Thurman to have a scene together, he wanted to show the audience being controlled by
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For example, Simon is a character with many Christ figure qualities. Simon proves he is good with children when he assists the younger children by grabbing hard to reach fruit for them. Also, Simon is empathetic toward Ralph and reassures him that he will get off the island. Not only does Simon display Christ-like characteristics, but he also has many interactions that can be seen as biblical allusions. For example, Simon is tempted by the Lord of the Flies in the jungle, just like when Jesus was tempted by Satan when he goes into the desert for forty days. Simon and Jesus also have similar deaths. Both are killed unjustly since Jesus was killed for his beliefs and Simon was killed because the boys became
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