Summary: Symbolism In Lord Of The Flies

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Nicole Hero
Mrs. Davis
Cultural Foundations
23 December 2015
Symbolism in Lord of the Flies In the adventurous novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, symbolism is used throughout the whole book. A group of boys from Britain were on a plane that was shot down over a deserted island. Soon after leaders were elected, Ralph is in charge and Jack is in charge of the hunters. The conch, Piggy’s glasses and the fire all mean so much in this book. Without them, surviving would not be the same to the boys. In the novel Lord of the Flies symbolism is used to show order, intelligence, and rescue as shown in the conch, Piggy’s glasses, and the fire. The very first symbol that Golding made noticeable was the conch shell. The conch was found by Ralph
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