Rhetorical Devices In Lord Of The Flies

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Another way William Golding used rhetorical devices throughout the novel by describing Ralph's feelings towards Piggy's death. Golding deploys figurative language such as metaphors and an allusion in one sentence to describe the feeling of Ralph towards the boys on the island. Once Piggy dies Ralph is ashamed of the boys uncivil acts that led to this horrific event. “Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.” (Golding 159). In this quote, Golding uses several literary devices in parts of this quote to describe how Ralph felt about the boys on the island and what they have become, savages. This quote is a metaphor for how the boys on the island have

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