In Flight by John Steinbeck a young boy named Pepe Torres is faced with the challenge of becoming a man. Pepe is a tall smiling boy of nineteen, a gentle, affectionate boy, but very lazy, Pepe lived on a rundown farm with his mother and two younger siblings. One day when Pepe’s mom asked him to go Monterey to get more medicine and salt for the family. On his journey Pepe got into an altercation when a man called Pepe names he could not allow. Do to the name calling Pepe killed the man with his dead father’s knife.
In William Golding’s Lord of Flies, a group of British boys was on an isolated island, and after a few days with quarrels and fights between the boys, most of them finally survive. Although the novel seems like a cruel fiction story, the plot and the children shows some similarities with the thoughts of the Enlightment philosophers. In my opinion, the system of authority and the children in Lord of Flies share a lot of similarities with the thought of Thomas Hobbes. In the novel, the conch is one of the most important items which symbolized the authority, and it gathers all children together. The one who gets the conch would have the power.
The government gives him a visit since the first time he was stranded in the forest alone he survived 54 days alone before getting rescued. So they want him to go back and try and survive his so called hisctorical event or significant event all over again. Also the Occasian that attracks the readers eye when reading it is when they realize Brian must survive for 60 days all alone during the middle of summer. Many people have certain social attidtudes towards this book. They feel that survival is very serious event in the world because you are fighting for your life.
The Unthinkable Boom! Crash! Years ago the boys had crashed landed on the island.The island was full of water canals, the big blue ocean, coconuts, creepers, death, and the unexpected but no shelter. A task on the island was builidng shelter and finding supplies for living. As seen on the island and the attitudes of the boys, “Been working for days now.
All of the boys had contrasting ideas on how to administer the society. Ralph was eventually nominated by the other boys to be the chief of the society, and this was one of the first signs of what we, the readers, thought was a civilized society. Piggy and Ralph were the ones who spotted the conch and automatically thought that they could use it to call the meeting whenever they wanted to discuss something. But the conch was also a symbol of freedom of speech, whenever someone had it, they had the possibility and freedom to speak. In general the conch represented order.
The book lord of the flies is about a group of boys who get stranded on an island during world war two. In the book it shows how the boys transform into people they have never known before. Starting out with jack. Jack was a former choirmaster at his school and had that advantage over the other boys. Jack is ugly according to the narrator and is tall and skinny with a dried rugged freckled face red hair and blue eyes.
Jack Merridew, the main antagonist in “The Lord of the Flies” by William Golding, is a dynamic character who starts as a law-abiding, civil boy and transforms into an aggressive, violent leader. At the beginning of the novel, Jack is seen as a strong assistant chief, who holds the same beliefs as Ralph about laws and civilization. After Ralph, Jack, and Simon scale the mountain, Ralph calls a meeting to discuss morals, laws, and jobs within their new community. In this scene, Jack reiterates the importance of these rules by stating, “I agree with Ralph. We’ve got to have rules and obey them.
Later on in the story, Leper decides to join the secret society by jumping from the tree. “Elwin ‘Leper’ Lepellier has announced his intention to make the leap this very night, to qualify, to save his face at last.” (Chapter 4, page 22). He hangs out with the guys sometimes and even helps them develop the game of Blitzball (Chapter 3, page 16). Leper usually stayed by himself and did his own hing, like skiing during the winter session trying to find a beaver dam (Chapter 7, page 9). He does his own thing, until he decides to join the army.
While with his friends, his town gets attacked by the rebels and his whole world turns upside down. Both authors portray the hero’s journey, but there multiple differences and a few similarities in their techniques. The first step in any hero’s journey is the Call to Adventure, and Bilbo’s and Ishmael’s were significantly different. Bilbo Baggins’ call to adventure was a calm greeting between himself and Gandalf, the great wizard. Bilbo was sitting on his porch in the Shire, having a peaceful time when Gandalf started to walk by.
The plane crashes on the way to the airport in a dense forest. Brian is forced to survive in the wilderness using only at hatchet that his mother gave him. Alone, lost, and afraid, Brian tries to go into survival mode, desperate to stay alive in the forest. I feel that I can