Littluns In Lord Of The Flies Compared To Today's Society

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Lord of the Flies can be compared in numerous ways to todays society. Lord of the Flies and JFK being one of many due to the lack of interest or despite in the “littluns”/ masses of society”, the formation of government, and the opinion of others. In the book, the “bigguns” are metaphorically our society’s government and the “littluns” are the masses of our society. The “littluns” are barely even mentions in the book let alone cared for or watched after.“The smaller boys were known now by the generic title of ‘littluns’. The undoubtable littluns, those aged about six, led a quite distinct, and at the same time intense, life of their own.” (P. 59). During chapter ten of Lord of the Flies, during a conversation between Ralph and Piggy, in response to piggy saying “There’s some littluns”, Ralph states “They Don’t count. No bigguns?” This is an example of just how little not only do the “bigguns” but our government thinks of the “littluns.” You will not learn the names of the…show more content…
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