What Does The Conch Symbolize In Lord Of The Flies

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Lord of the Flies.
1) Character Map: 2) What does the conch symbolize?
The conch symbolizes the civilization and order, because the one who have it is the only one who can talk (Even if sometimes this rule is not taken into account), also it helps to join the boys and to keep them in order and peace. Also represents in some way democracy, because was with the possession of it when Ralph was voted as chief.

3) What does the beast symbolize?
The imaginary beast only symbolizes the act of the boys, the internal feelings of all human beings, the beast that is inside of everyone. Simon was the only one capable to realize that it was not real, and that the worst the boys behave, the more they will believe in the beast.
4) Analyze the following characters:

a. Ralph:
Ralph is a good-looking boy, athletic and charismatic; he is elected as leader at the beginning of the novel by the boys, even though this produced some anger to Jack. He represented order, civilization, and even democracy. He was working on shelters, food, and ways of been rescued while the rest of the boys were playing, taking baths or just resting, that is why his power was secured at the beginning of the novel, but while the story unfolds, and the savage part of the boys started to appear, the power started as well to decline to Jack. This situation finally lead to the formation of the hunter by Jack and the move of every boy except Piggy to that group, letting Ralph alone (Samneric disagreed at the first
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