Cliché In Lord Of The Flies

812 Words4 Pages
It is always a kid’s dream to not have rules and be able to do whatever one pleases, but at times things could end badly due to no supervision of an adult. Ralph, Piggy, and an abundance of kids find out that being on an island without guidance from a grown-up can cause chaos. In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, the cliché, “what does not kill you makes you stronger,” applies to the novel from the plane crashing on the island, to the boys’ struggle of being on a deserted island without adults, resulting in savagery, chaos, and death. The novel, Lord of the Flies, supports the cliché when the plane crash occurs and the boys are stuck on the island. Ralph does not give up once he is on the island; instead, he finds a boy named Piggy. The cliché applies in this situation because Ralph and Piggy could have just been too frazzled from the…show more content…
At this point in the novel, Jack thinks hunting is more important than anything because apparently there is a monster on the island. The boys think that this monster is the reason why one of the boys disappears. This fear leads to the murder of a boy on the island named Simon because they boys thought he was a monster. After this situation, Jack begins to convince the boys to listen to him as their chief since he knows best being a hunter. Once the boys side with Jack, it is just Piggy and Ralph left. One time in the middle of the night, Jack’s hunters try robbing and hurting Ralph and Piggy in the middle of the night. This leads to combat the next morning and Piggy dies due to a boulder falling on him. Now Ralph has to run for his life because the hunters are trying to kill him. This applies to the cliché because Ralph could have given up, but he keeps running. Towards the end of the island he finds a man on the island who rescues them. This run saves not only Ralph’s life, but also results in the boys

More about Cliché In Lord Of The Flies

Open Document