Lord Of The Flies Comparison

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- The setting represents death, weakness and evil it takes place on an island. On that island there is a “beast,” which is a symbol of evil – this evil slowly spreads to each boy on the island starting with Jack and when the evil takes over someone it makes them want to kill whoever angers them (Jack wants to kill Piggie ever since he started complaining), It represents weakness because this island makes all of the boys feel weak and insecure because with no adults around and no rules they think every breath could be their last. - This story is told from Ralph’s POV and I know this because it never said “Ralph said” it always referred to Ralph when it said “I” - Since it was told by Ralph’s POV when Jack took some of the children with him…show more content…
(Ralph is more a peacekeeper and Jack is more of a killer) But as the story goes on and they find it obvious that their differences will never be settled, Jack rebelled and made a “rival tribe”. - As soon as Jack leaves and makes his own tribe, I thought someone was going to die because Jack always talked about how he wanted to kill Piggie because he was weak and would make good meat. - The climax is when Simon finds the Lord of the Flies (which is the evil inside of each boy) but then when he tries to explain it to everyone he is killed and everything falls apart it seems. - The plot depended on the boys’ personalities because if it wasn’t for Jack being so rebellious the boys could have gone through the same safe routine every day and eventually be saved; Jack could kill a pig each week they could have all kept the fire going the boys could collect fruit every day this would be a sustainable way to live for at least a…show more content…
But the ending wasn’t satisfying because the adult just told the boys I hope no one got killed and then Ralph said while crying “Only 2” then it ended. If I were on the island and were one of the boys I would’ve handled the conflict probably the same way because I’d probably lose my mind like all of them too and not know what the right thing to do would be. - The hidden message in this story is that Democracy is beautiful, yet fragile. It leads to freedom. But that freedom can be dangerous because people act and think like children, are selfish and easily manipulated. This is fertile ground for evil which, if allowed to take root can destroy everything and shatter democracy, the only way to prevent this is by rules, which on the island there were none. - Lord of the Flies does indicate the theme – Power because Lord of the Flies is the evil in each of the boys and all that evil made them want to be in power and the way for some of them to do that was to kill the
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