Savagery Lord Of The Flies Quote Analysis

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What would the output of a civilization be after it loses certain key aspect. Savagery. In the novel “Lord of the flies” by William golding certain pillars are needed to make and maintain a society such as Government, Jobs and religion. The novel “lord of the flies” A group of boys are stranded on a deserted island where they learn skills on how to survive like hunt, build and attempt to create their own civilization.

Government is needed to create base for civilization to grow from. In the first chapter we witness the boys having a democratic vote to decide who would be the leader, Ralph was chosen. Ralph wanted establish a large amount of rules “we’ve got to have rules and obey them. We’re english, and the english are the best at everything”(42) …show more content…

In the book it is obvious some characters receive more respect than others, which is presented by the way others talk to them. For instance, when Ralph talk everyone stops and listens but when either piggy or the liluns talk they get pushed to the side. THey language spoken by each person in the book gives them character like, instead of saying “asthma”, Ralph say “ass-mar.” When Piggy and Ralph met one another, Piggy told him about his “asthma” while Ralph heard “ass-mar” But when piggy tried to correct him, he was ignored and Ralph then said “ sucks to your ass-mar”(8) Piggy then after did not attempt to explain himself, showing he is used to this kind of treatment, being made fun of, Ralph doing this shows how ignorant of a leader he is. Also slang soon then came into the picture. For instance, “little ones” became “liuns”. THis shows the change the the upper class boys are going through, their proper english is now turning to slang. The changes in their speech shows the transition from civilization into savagery. Its extremely common for uncivilized people to have less education, because in uncivilized places, grammar is the last thing on their mind and within the book a change can slowly be

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