Conch Lord Of The Flies Symbolic Analysis

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Lord of the Flies, a book written by William Golding in 1954 which is about a plane crash on an island because of a war that between two countries. A group of children are trapped on the island. There are no adults around them,_ so they decide to have their own society, rules and _also__ choose their own leader. There are multiple articles supporting this little society,_ such as the conch, _the__ signal fire, Piggy’s glasses and the beast. These things played an_ extremely important part in the story, how the groups come together and how they breaked up. At the beginning of the story, the conch represents the right of speech. Whoever has the conch can speak. “‘And another thing. We can’t have everybody talking at once. We’ll have to…show more content…
The children use Piggy’s glasses to light the fire, hoping __the_ ships __will__ see them. _the_ fire and Piggy’s glasses are symbolic ___ the hopeful of the group. “Life became a race with the fire and the boys scattered through the upper forest. To keep the a clean flag of flame flying on the mountain was the immediate end and no one looked further. Even the smallest boys, unless fruit claimed them, brought little pieces of wood and threw them in. (pg 41) However, the fire only stays good for a few days. They let the fire ran out, because Jack want_ to hunt the pig_. After that_ Jack punched piggy and also makes piggy’s glasses half break. Because of this, they start to give up the hope of the rescue_. “The fire was dead. They saw that straight away; saw what they had really known down on the beach when the smoke of home had beckoned. the fire was out, smokeless and dead’ the watcher were gone. A pile of unused fuel lay ready.” (pg_ 67-68) After they give up their hope, Jack’s tribe becomes all savages. But the ironical thing is, even though they give up the hope of rescue, the fire they use to chase Ralph still lead_ them ___ get__ the rescue. “Ralph nodded again. Behind him, the whole island was shuddering with flame.” (pg 201) As a result, the fire and piggy’s glasses let them have the hope of the rescue_, but, still they use…show more content…
The first time when the children hear ___ the beast from is a kid who have a birthmark on his head. “‘Him that talked about the snakes. He was down there--’” (pg 46) At the beginning, no one believes the beast is true until Ralph said ___ he ____ see_ the beast, suddenly everyone believes there is a beast except Simon. He is the only one who don’t believe the beast, and he finds out ___ the “beast” is _____ a dead parachutist on the tree. He knows the real beast is their fear. “‘There isn’t anyone to help you. Only me. And I’m the Beast.’ …… ‘You knew, didn’t you? I’m part of you? Close, close, close! I’m the reason why it’s no go? Why things are what they are?’” (pg 143) But before he gets to tell the people, he get_ killed by Jack’s tribe, because as the boys grow more savage, their belief in the beast grows stronger. From their perspective_ Simon is the beast. “The sticks fell and the mouth of the new circle crunched and screamed. The beast…… The were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws.” (pg 153) The “beast” die_. But it doesn’t change their fear of the beast, they think the beast is still

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