The Lord Of The Flies: Movie Analysis

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The Lord of the Flies was first a novel released in 1953 and a few years later in 1963 it became a film. William Golding won a Nobel Prize for this film. As Professor Bruce stated, “The Lord of the Flies isn’t a representation of historical events it is a representation of what might happen.” That goes to show that you never know what is going to happen, but you can at least have an idea of what could occur throughout life. This movie illustrates how these young men survive on an island after their plane crashes and they have to learn to fend for themselves. Resulting in them getting stranded on this island the boys get caught up in an act of violence, bullying, and just a wake-up call to show everyone how society can be. People are ruthless …show more content…

Piggy represents the scientific, rational side of civilization” (SparkNotes Editors). This was one of the things that stood out to me, starting with Piggy, he was the heavier little boy with glasses that everyone loved to torture and bully especially Jack. However, out of everyone else Piggy seemed to be the most responsible and the smartest out of the group. As days go by his own friend (Ralph) turns against him and tells everyone about how his nickname is “Piggy” and how he got called this back in school, so from there on out everyone starts giving him an even more hard time on him not being like all the other children; small and don’t have glasses. "'I don't care what [you] call me so long as . . . [it's not] what they used to call me in school . . . They used to call me Piggy!'" (Kelly, Maureen). Bullying is still around today and this just goes to show it hasn’t died down throughout the years. Everyone just wants to fit in and feel like everyone else. As we all know, everyone is different and unique, but the way you’re brought up says a lot about your

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