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  • Every Other Boy On The Island
    706 words
    In the novel Lord of the Flies, by William Golding the setting had a very strong influence in the actions and attitudes of the characters. Setting is the defined in literature as where the story takes place. In Lord of the Flies, the setting is on a deserted tropical island in the middle of the ocean, where a microcosm is able to be established. Three specific examples of how setting influenced the actions and attitudes of the characters are: The isolation from a civilized world, the mysteries o...
  • Brother And The Aborigine Boy
    616 words
    WALKABOUT Walkabout is the story of two children a teenage girl and her 7-year old brother stranded in the Australian wilderness. They become trapped there when their father drives them out in the middle of nowhere, lights the car on fire, then shoots himself in the head. Lost and alone, the two attempt to find their way back to civilization. Just when they have run out of food and water, an Aboriginal boy finds them and guides them through the bush. He's on his 'walkabout' -- a several months' ...
  • Boys Civilization
    518 words
    Lord of the Flies Response Ben Sherry Civilization 9/10/96 There were a lot of underlying reasons to why the boys' civilization failed in the book The Lord of The Flies. They had many problems with each other because the group was split up among friends. One group would go out and do one thing, while the other group would do another. This led to many more problems, such as deciding and agreeing on a leader, who would do what jobs, and most importantly, which of the boys would become the leader o...
  • Sense Of Civilization
    974 words
    Civilization's Control Over Man The Lord of the Flies shows that, in the absence of civilization, people lose the sense of being civilized and the dark and savage side of themselves surfaces out. This happens to a group of kids stuck on an island. William Golding, the author of the novel, expresses his opinion on savagery, an act of cruelty or violence, in this book. He makes it quite clear that savagery is an essential character of man and that it exists in all of all, but civilization keeps it...
  • Symbol Of Order And Civilization
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    In Lord of the Flies, William Golding uses fire, a conch, a pair of glasses, and several other items to symbolize the journal from civility to savagery. Through the symbol of the conch, the importance of stability, order, and civilization are established. When the boys first arrived on the island the conch was used to summon and unite the boys in order to form a civilization. The conch also serves as a regulator of democracy", We " ll have to have hands up, like at school... then I'll give them ...
  • Boys On The Island
    840 words
    Lord of the Flies was written by William Golding, and the topic of this essay is to show how Golding suggests that the boys on the island gradually move from their civilized behavior to total anarchy. In the book, Lord of the Flies, an undefined number of boys are stranded on a desert island, and a leader is chosen. From the start, there is a power struggle between the chosen leader, Ralph, and the leader of a boys choir, Jack. There is also a gradual descent into anarchy as the boys spend more ...
  • Society On The Island
    676 words
    People are privileged to live in an advanced stage of development known as civilization. In a civilization, one's life is bound by rules that are meant to tame its savage natures. A humans possesses better qualities because the laws that we must follow instill order and stability within society. This observation, made by William Golding, dictates itself as one of the most important themes of Lord of the Flies. The novel demonstrates the great need for civilization ion in life because without it,...
  • Civilized Behavior Regresses To Savage Behavior 1
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    Outline In William Golding's Lord of the Flies, the civilized boys regress to savages in terms of their appearance to show how they regress I. Correlate the civilized boys' outward appearance to the savage boys' outward appearance to show how they regress A. Explain outward appearance of civilized boys 1. Describe clothing of civilized boys a. "gray, blue, fawn, jacketed or jerseys"badges, mottoes even, stripes of color in stockings and pullovers" b. Explain quotation as it exemplifies clothing ...
  • Young Boys
    555 words
    Analysis Lord of the Flies dramatizes the conflict between the civilizing instinct and the barbarizing instinct that exists in all human beings. Every artistic choice that Golding makes in the novel is designed to emphasize the struggle between the ordering elements of society, which include morality, order, law, and culture, and the chaotic elements of humanity's savage animal instincts, which include anarchy, bloodlust, the desire for power, amorality, selfishness, and violence. His dramatic t...

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