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Lord of the Flies, by William Golding 1. “Beelzebub” translates into Lucifer in Hebrew, but ‘Lord of the Flies” in English, referring to Satan, or the devil. 2. Fiction, during this time, Korean War/ Cold War, author has seen WWI and WWII- depressing times 3. Man Vs. Nature: Adventurous, boys must survive on the island by themselves Man Vs. Man: Ralph vs. Jack is the main one- two tribes, two leaders, foil characters Man Vs. Self: Simon struggles with his internal self until he dies Ralph struggles with himself over right and wrong 4. On an uninhabited island, in the 1950’s, during possibly the Cold War, just after the bomb dropped 5. Third Person Omniscient 6. Ralph: Chief of the tribe, Pacifying, Protagonist, Static and Round, Foil …show more content…

Piggy’s Glasses: represent science and technology, and reason and wisdom, also society, when they shatter-show the violence of the boys and loss of social expectations Conch: Order, democracy, when it breaks- shows the chaos and savagery of the boys Snake/Beast: Fear of the boys, the Devil, Unknown darkness and evil, the boys never knew if there really was a beast, but they created one in their minds 8. When separated from society, its rules and order slowly becomes forgotten. Fear of the unknown can cause one to imagine the worst and expect it to become real. 9. “But the rules are the only thing we’ve got!” (91). This was said by Ralph, and it shows how he is a leader and how he tries his hardest to keep all of the boys obedient and ordered. He is also more focused on surviving through rules than playing dangerously. “Inside the cloak he was a tall, thin, and bony; and his hair was red beneath the black cap. His face was crumpled and freckled, and ugly without silliness. Out of this face stared two light blue eyes, frustrated now, and turning, or ready to turn, to anger” (20). This is describing Jack’s appearance. When it describes his eyes, it foreshadows his nature; he seems super fun and free, but in a split second it can turn bad and

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