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  • Fire Ralph
    728 words
    The symbol of fire is used throughout the entire book, Lord of the Flies. Although it is mentioned only briefly throughout, the significance of these occurrences has a strong effect on the characters, book, and the reader. The author, William Golding, uses the fire to show the status of the people on the island. The fire is first mentioned in chapter three when Ralph decides that it is needed if they wish to ever be rescued. It is again reintroduced in chapter eight when Piggy suggests that it s...
  • Boys On The Island
    382 words
    In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding The first symbol is the island. The island represents isolation. It means isolation, because they are alone on the island in the middle of an ocean without other people or human amenities. The second symbol is Piggy's glasses. His glasses make fire. This stands for power because fire is an extremely useful, but dangerous force. The glasses represent power because they have the ability to save them and get them off the island. The third symbol is ...
  • Specs Ralph
    796 words
    In the exciting novel, Lord of the Flies, there are many symbols. Some more important and more observed than others. One of these more important and more thoroughly observed symbols is Piggy's specs. Piggy's specs are crucial to the boys's survival on the island because they made the fire that they so badly needed for survival. His specs help in there survival because without the specs to make the fire they wouldn't have been able to keep warm, cook food, or signal the ship that rescued them. Th...
  • Solomon Islands Fire Ants
    904 words
    In the following assignment I will be talking about fire ants. My assignment is mostly based up on an article wich I closed from the magasin Scientific American February 1999. In the United States, one of the most harmful pests among the ants is the red imported fire ant. The fire ant got their name from their burning stings. The fire ants are a small stinging species that was accidentally introduced from South America. These ants are a total pest because they disrupt mechanized farming, damage ...
  • Power Of Fire
    442 words
    Quest for Fire This story happens 80,000 years ago when our ancestors first discovered the power of fire, but did not know how to master it. One day, a peaceful tribe is attacked by apes and wolves. Many die in the fighting and the tribe is forced to leave their territory. They move to a small island, and on their way, they lose their treasure-fire. Fire to them is like the door to a house. Without the door, the house will not collapse. But when a robber comes, the house has no protection. Witho...
  • Control Of The Fire
    636 words
    An Element's Presence Felt An Element's Presence Felt Essay, Research Paper An Element's Presence Felt Throughout this novel, "The Lord of the Flies', fire serves many functions both real and symbolic. Fire was a form of wealth and power; it represented maturity and responsibility and was the one thing which all the boys had in common. When reflecting a pon this novel it is imperative to witness how important a role fire actually plays. One of the things that fire represented in this novel was t...
  • Angel Island State Park
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    "Angel Island: ' Guardian Of The Western Gate' "– By " Angel Island: ' Guardian Of The Western Gate' "– By Valerie Natale Angel Island, with an area of 640 acres, is the largest island in the San Francisco Bay. It is a hilly and tree-covered place that has been used by Bay Area residents for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. The earliest known visitors to Angel Island were Mi wok Indians, who traveled there in reed boats in search of plants and animals. The island first entered r...

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