Beelzebub And Lord Of The Flies Comparison Essay

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Which one is better –to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill? People are living in a just society where they follow rules in order to get security from the government. Whatever breaks the rules is considered as evil. Ancient Chinese created Yama to symbolize evil. In the Bible, the fallen angel, Satan, also symbolized evil and the source of darkness. The drawing, Satan and Beelzebub, is same as the novel, Lord of the Flies. They both talks about the evilness inside the human. The drawing is created by Thomas Lawrence and published in 1797. The characters in the drawing is related with the Christianity. The novel is written by Golding and it is the story about a group of kids lost on the island. The characters, background and theme in the novel are similar with the drawing. Some characters in the novel are similar to the characters in the drawing. Both Jack and Satan have committed evil crime: Jack killed Simon and Satan slaughtered innocent souls. Golding describes the scene where Jack killed Simon: “Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood! Do him in! There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws”(Golding 192-193). This quotation describes the scene where Jack and his man killed Simon…show more content…
The artists develops the ideal by using Beelzebub related with Lord of the Flies: “Beelzebub also had command over disease-flies congregate around the corpses of the dead, and spread disease from the dead to living- and his role is to tempt men with pride. He was called the prince of devils by the Parisees” (Alternatively) This is the brief description of the relationship between the Beelzebub and the Lord of the Flies, it symbolizes the diseases and death. Beelzebub is also known as the prince of devils and a religious figure. Both the Lord of the Flies and the Beelzebub is the religious figure in the different settings, and both of them can symbolize the evilness in side the
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