In Lord of the Flies, the only one who truly learns and discovers the truth about fear is Simon. On the island the group of boys discover that there may be a beastie. With this thought in their head, some of the boys like Jack have this insane thought of hunting it down. This thought later drives the group of boys to become obsessed about the beast. Simon knew the truth; “maybe there is a beast…what I mean is maybe it’s only us”(Golding 89).
The boys had been sent away to escape a war. Only the boys survive the crash. There are no adults on the island. The other boys hear the sound from the conch, meet Piggy and Ralph, and choose Ralph to be their leader. Jack, who had led the choir boys, is unhappy because
“A society that is not founded on mortality falls apart and becomes easy prey to puritan cults such as Islam that on the surface, promote family values and morality,” Ali Sina. In 1954, William Golding published his novel, Lord of the Flies. Lord of the Flies is about this group of boys who get stuck on an island with no adults due to a plane crash. There are conflicts between two different leaders, Ralph and Jack, that causes separation of the group of boys. In the end, the boys are rescued by a naval officer who saw the smoke from the burning island.
Each will have their strengths and weaknesses. This is the case within the real world and Lord of the Flies. In the novel, Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, a group of boys was stranded on an island with no adults around. As a group, they needed a leader to guide them to rescue so two boys, Ralph and Jack, volunteered themselves to become the leader. Both leaders had entirely opposite goals and ideals.
The boys fear the beast as an outside object or living thing, even though they are unsure of what the beast actually is. Samneric caught sight of the dead parachutist and ran away to tell the other boys that there is a beast on the island. In doing this it released fear and chaos on the island because they think they are in danger of a wild beast. Simon was the only one in the group who knew the truth about the beast but was unable to tell the other boys. “He crawled forward and soon understood….the wind’s indignity.”(162).
At the start of this novel, the next world war was about to start, and a plane crashes on an inhabited island which kills the pilot and some of the schoolboys. Then the boys find themselves on an island which has no supervision, and they have to figure out what they want to do. Ralph, the leader who uses a conch shell to call the group together, tries to set rules to keep
The tapping occurred once more, as he opens the door, a savage raven enters the room flying to the top of his chamber door. The sorrow narrator asks the raven many hopeful questions but the only reply the raven says is “Nevermore.” The man doesn’t understand the meaning of the word and hopes the bird will leave him soon. The raven represents a constant reminder of his lost Lenore. He asks the raven, “Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night’s Plutonian shore!”(46). Here he is asking what is your name in the underworld, the raven replies with the word “Nevermore.” Although his reply had little meaning, the narrator was surprised he had a talking bird in his house and doesn’t understand that nevermore could be his name.
The book is about boys who crash on a desert island. They have to find a way to survive until they get rescued. Ralph and Piggy meet each other after their plane crashed. They walk to the beach, wondering if there are more boys on the island. Ralph finds a conchs, and blows on it.
Hook, while looked at it, remembered what one of the kids said when he was found: “ the last thing I saw before losing my parents was a figure of what appeared to be a scaled animal that crawled over them and pulled the towards darkness.” Then, he realized that the creature was responsible for the situation in which all the orphans were found in. All parents were being held inside the swamp the creature was guarding. Brave, Hook decided to face the crocodile. A trap wouldn’t be a god strategy, as he didn’t know how smart the animal was. The first solution that came to his mind was to use his gun in the animal, which was not enough, because of its incredible