William Golding Lord Of The Flies Rhetorical Analysis

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The Lord of the Flies written by William Golding is filled with evil and unholy actions fulfilled out by young boys who are stuck on a isolated island. Many of the boys throw their past civilized lives away, and transform into complete savages. After some disagreeing between the young boys on who the tribe leader was. A war breaks out. And within hours surviving cruel mother nature turns into to their second concern, surviving each other turns into there first. By using redirect devices, specific diction, and metaphors Golding illustrates that the young boys slowly but steadily are losing touch with their humanity and finally grasping onto their ancient ancestors way of life of savagery. In the first sentence Golding uses the rhetoric device anaphor to show the truly threatening actions Roger is fulling. The author is constantly stating that Roger is throwing rocks at a young kid, and even though Roger is purposefully missing the young boy Roger is still throwing the rocks. Not for any form of civilized or popularity gain, but for pure joy. …show more content…

Purposely shows all the moral thinking Roger had to ignore to start the process of losing touch with his inner humanity and start to gain the social status known as savagery. ‘’the protection of parent and school,and policemen, and the law’’. In the 6th sentence Golding use the device personification. Golding does this by claiming his arm his conditioned by civilization, trying to symbolize that society is holding us back from our full potential, showing that civilization has made us weak when it comes to savagery. Civilization restricts us. Societies holds us back when it comes to fulling savage actions. It takes much pain and suffering to completely lose touch with your morally and civilization. Something Roger with many other boys will

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