Lord Of The Flies Comparison Essay

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In the book “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding, large group of boys are stranded on an inhabited island after their plane crashed. The minds of the teenagers and kids are inundated with fear because there is not a single adult with them. Eventually, through multiple conflicts, they are rescued by a coast guard. In reality, the boys were never rescued. When the survivors on the island were about to be saved, they were only going to return to more chaos and disaster. All of which Ralph, Jack, Piggy, Simon, and Roger experienced. The real world of the war possesses fire, destruction, collapsing mental states, hunger and even death. Life on the island shared a myriad of similarities to war. Hatred was a large factor on the island; nevertheless, Piggy was constantly picked on by Jack. People in the outside world were being physically and emotionally disrespected during the war. This situation is extremely closely…show more content…
In addition, there is always more than one powerful leader on each side. On the island, Roger is Jack’s right-hand man, meaning that if Jack were to show rudeness toward Piggy Roger would soon after show rudeness toward Piggy. Another key thing to remember is that in war, people who speak their mind and are persuading followers of a certain person are more than likely to be taken down. Reason being, the leader who has the company of the followers does not want anyone of them too abandon them or change sides. Piggy is explaining to the all of the boys on the island how they are acting “Which is better to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill…”(164) they are not listening. Roger pushes the lever down to release the rock with the plan of injuring someone in his mind. Ralph dodges the boulder but Piggy is hit with it. The conch shatters and Piggy is trampled off the island to his death. Leaders in war attack each other until a peace is made and if one side
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