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  • Half As Tall As Jack
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    Some called him a pirate, some called him a scoundrel, and some said he was the devil himself! His name was Jack and he had been a sailor and an adventurer for a long, long time. His body carried the scars of a hundred sword fights, a map of the marvelous travels he had, a constant reminder of the things he had done. His schooner had sailed the seven seas and was beginning to show signs of old age, just like her master. Her sails were tattered, and she too had scars, from cannonballs and chain s...
  • Only Source Of Fire On The Island
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    In viewing the various aspects of the island society in Golding's Lord of the Flies as a symbolic model of society, a converse perspective must also be considered. Golding's island of marooned youngsters then becomes a macrocosm, wherein the island represents the individual human and the various characters and symbols the elements of the human psyche. As such, Golding's world of children's morals and actions then becomes a survey of the human condition, both individually and collectively. Almost...
  • Jack As Protection From The Beast
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    Goldie BignellThe successful and what could have been successful societies in both Lord of the Flies and The Crucible eventually decayed and fell apart. There were struggles with good and evil in Salem and on the island that were the result of three main elements. Fear, misuse of power and fanatical religious beliefs were the cause of the two societies failure. In Salem, anything unusual or different from the norm was seen as alien and sinful. When Parris saw the girls dancing in the woods, he b...
  • Order And Law On The Island
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    William Golding's allegoric novel, Lord of the Flies illustrates many issues of human society through a group of young, stranded, British boys. The story takes place on an island during World War II. As a result of a plane crash, several young schoolboys are left to survive on their own in an entirely new environment. Left with no other choice but to wait to be rescued, they try to figure out what is necessary to sustain a civilized life similar to the one before. They start out fairly well, dem...
  • Officers On The Boat
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    The 13th Chapter The boat had the island with all the kids except the deceased. On the boat ride home there was very little conversation on the boat except for the officers repeating the same question over and over again; "weren't there more of you kids, what happened to the rest of you". Everybody was rather silent and didn't really cooperate with the superiors. Ralph was still frightened by what Jack might do to him if he ever told about what happened on the island. There were many officers on...
  • Ralph And Jack
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    I got a grade 1+ for this paper so u can be sure it will get you a good grade. A book which I have read recently is " Lord Of The Flies" by William Golding. In this R.P. R I'm will be explore how the gradual break up of the community is due to the hostile relationship between Ralph and Jack. As well as the afore mentioned topic I will also look at how the author's characterization and language attribute to the novel. Lord Of The Flies was an extremely enjoyable and mind-enriching book as it cove...
  • First Conflict Between Ralph And Jack
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    Ralph and Jack - Good vs. Evil Ralph and Jack, from William Golding Lord of the Flies, are the two characters focused on in this essay. The novel shows a group of English boys reverting to savagery on a Pacific island and the effects it has on civilization. Both characters presented in the novel represent two sides of humans, barbarism and reason. Jack, the chief of the hunters, represents the barbaric side of humans, and Ralph with Piggy, represent human common sense. The book starts out with a...
  • Conflict Between Jack And Ralph
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    Lord of the Flies Essay Jack Merridew is a symbol for savagery. From the very beginning, he seems to harbor emotions of anger and savagery. At first, he is the leader of his choir group, who become hunters as the book progresses. Finally, his savage personality and ability to tell people what they want to hear, allows him to overtake Ralph as chief. The three points I will be talking about in this essay are Jack's character, Jack's symbolism, and the moral or lesson Golding is trying to teach us...
  • Jacks Fear Of A Loss Of Power
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    Primal Fear In a society complete cooperation by all members must occur for any progress and construction to take place. When stuck on a deserted island in Golding's Lord of the Flies, Ralph, Piggy, and the rest of the choirboys have no choice open to them but to eke out a living and to attempt to survive while waiting for rescue. This can create a major burden for a group of grown men much less a group of children. Whether it be fear of a loss of power or of not having people to back him up, Ja...
  • Point Ralph And Jack's Relationship
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    GCSE Prose 1914 Study - Discuss the characters of Ralph and Jack and show how their relationship changes and develops throughout the novel 'Lord of the Flies' by William Golding 'Lord of the Flies' was published in 1954 and is well known literature classic that has an excellent reputation because of its clever plot and contrasts. It is about a group of boys being stuck on an island while they were being evacuated during the war. The story tells of how their behaviour changes as time goes on and ...
  • Island And Ralph
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    "All round him the long scar smashed into the jungle was a bath of heat". The scar represents the destruction of man of this world, or the island. The war outside of the island created this scar. World War II is going on and a bomb probably was dropped on the island to create the spot. This representation is part of the big allegory of our life and the damage we make. "The shore was fledged with palm trees. These stood or leaned or reclined against the light and their green feathers were a hundr...

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