The Devil Within Lord Of The Flies Analysis

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The Devil Within Why is the battle of right and wrong so difficult to figure out? Lord of The Flies demonstrates many themes about human nature, but ultimately believes that everyone has the constant battle of right and wrong and how sick and twisted humans can be. The author William Golding used many things to portray his theme. He used noble and corrupt leaders to show characters making the right and wrong decisions. He also used many conflicts to show the strategies of how at first the boys were so civilized then the downfall into savages. Lastly Golding uses many symbols that again shows the lose of order. Is the wrong thing always the wrong choice or is the right one is wrong choice? Golding has wide range of characters from good to evil.…show more content…
After all, we're not savages. Were English, and the English are the best at everything" (Golding 40). Jack was once a civilized British boy, but then he wanted to kill a pig. Jack is blood thirsty. Besides these characters, Golding uses conflict to portray his theme. When Simon gets murdered it shows the fear and the boys have. After Simons encounter with the Lord of the flies he runs back to the tribe to tell them what happened but is mistaken for the beast and the boys stab him to death. The boys have been deathly afraid of the beast their whole time on the island."Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood! Do him in!" (Golding 138). They want to kill the beast that they think is a real thing. "The beast teeth , said Ralph, and big black eyes" ( Golding 124) They thing the beast is a big bad animal of some sort. When the beast is really within them. Lastly, Golding uses many symbols to show different things from, civilization to evil and fear. The conch shell symbolizes civilization and order. The boys uses the shell to show who is talking. This keeps from chaos from breaking out when the group is discussing something. "And another thing. We can't have everybody talking at once. We'll have to have Hands up like
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