What Are The Arguments In Lord Of The Flies

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No phone. No pool. No pets. No cigarettes. Ultimate freedom… No longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees and walks alone upon the land to become lost in the woods. (Christopher McCandless). It’s clear that disagreements and fights, all lead to violence in diverse parts of the world. As we all know violence and wars about disagreements and fights, happens on a day to day basis in some countries, and we might not think that those wars could actually happen in our own country. Through Golding’s book, Lord of The Flies, he shows us, the readers, that little disagreements and fights can cause a massive breakdown. Golding suggests that there was not an actual democracy on the island. They were just kids who ended up on an uninhabited island,…show more content…
All of the boys had contrasting ideas on how to administer the society. Ralph was eventually nominated by the other boys to be the chief of the society, and this was one of the first signs of what we, the readers, thought was a civilized society. Piggy and Ralph were the ones who spotted the conch and automatically thought that they could use it to call the meeting whenever they wanted to discuss something. But the conch was also a symbol of freedom of speech, whenever someone had it, they had the possibility and freedom to speak. In general the conch represented order. In Lord of The Flies, in chapter one, Ralph has the idea to use the conch to call the meeting. “We can use this to call the others. Have a meeting. They’ll come when they hear us.” (16). Since the conch also represented the freedom of speech, in chapter two, Simon says, “I’ll give the conch to the next person to speak. He can hold it when he’s speaking.” (33). The conch was a representation of civilization and democracy, and it helped the boys be organized when they had to call meetings. Piggy and Ralph’s idea of having the conch as a way of calling meetings, was an extremely good idea. All of the boys agreed to use the conch as a representation of freedom of speech, that way they could keep their society organized whenever someone would be speaking. Each one of the boys had different perspectives on how to administer the society, so they would give different suggestions on how to organize their
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