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  • Assemblies The Conch
    842 words
    "The Power of the Conch" William Golding uses many objects as symbols throughout the novel "Lord of the Flies". The Conch is a symbol for all the values and morals bread into civilized man. Amazed by the appearance and ability of the conch they gave it a kind of supreme power letting it structure their lives. They pass the conch to one another to speak, therefore it keeps order among them. The conch acted as an equalizer because anyone who had it was given the right to express themselves. The ch...
  • Simon Like Christ
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    Simon, Christ-figure? In the book Lord of the Flies the character, Simon, is portrayed as a Christ-figure. He is shown to have all the qualities Christ has: intelligence, determination, and resilience. Simon also is portrayed like Christ physically, he is skinny and not a strong person. Simon was very calm, kind, and he enjoyed being alone when ever he could. Simon was made fun of by the other kids because of how he acted and the things he said. One such was when he was talking to Ralph and said...
  • Ralph And Simon
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    Lord Of Flies (The Importance of self-discovery) 1 Human should understand the importance of self-discovery. Inthe Lord of the Flies, Ralph, Simon and Samneric learned the weaknesses and darkness within the human hearts. People grows up when they faces a challenge. Ralph's challenge is how to be a good and responsible leader. Simon's challenge is how to speak at front of people. Samneric's challenge is how to make right choice. The truth about self-discovery may be cruel, but it is worth to lear...
  • Boys Thought
    456 words
    Simon Throughout William Golding's, Lord of the Flies, many of the characters go through changes in their personality traits. From beginning to end, Simon goes through the smallest amount of change than anyone in the novel. Despite the fact that Simon did not really fit in with the other boys, he tried his hardest to make a difference in his and the other's lives. In the beginning, Simon was described as a 'skinny, vivid little boy... ,' ; (Golding 24) showing that he was undersized and possibly...
  • Ralph And The Other Boys
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    Lord Of The Flies Discussion Sheet Man is indeed a rational creature. In the book, Ralph is worried of what will come of them. He asks We can do all right on our own, cant we and Piggy answers We will do all right on our own, its them that have no common sense that make trouble on this island. Although he is also concerned that he is becoming irrational like Jack, he is clearly rational for even thinking about that fact. Most humans are irrarional at times in their life, and if they are put in t...
  • Point In Simon's Head
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    Simon is perhaps the most important character in the novel for he is the first and only character to come to the realization that the Beast is inside them all, and is not represented by a physical manifestation. Simon is a follower, not a leader. He believes and trusts what Ralph, his leader, says. That's why he mentions that the beast could be inside all of them once, and immediately discards that because Ralph doesn't think so. His confrontation with the Lord of the Flies is the only way he ca...
  • N A 71 About Jack And Ralph
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    15 Here at last was the imagined but never fully realized place leaping into real life. N / A 21 For a moment the boys were a closed circuit of sympathy with Piggy on the outside... N / A 29 Eyes shining, mouths open, triumphant, they savored the right of domination. N / A 31 They knew very well why he hadn t [killed the piglet]: because of the enormity of the knife descending and cutting into living flesh; because of the unbearable blood. N / A 37 About Ralph's feeling of the beast: He felt him...
  • Evil Fear The Good Beast
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    Throughout Chapters six, seven, and eight, Golding focusing on Simon for being unique, and different from the other boys. He depicts Simon as a black sheep in which the other boy's dislike. One such example is that the other boy's are always making fun of him, and despite that, Simon never retaliates with returning verbal attacks. One big difference in Simon from the other boy's, is that Simon does not fear the beast. Simon knows that beast is the evil within, but Simon is pure. Simon is also al...
  • Ralph And Piggy
    696 words
    Simon - "He was a small, skinny boy, his chin pointed, and his eyes so bright they had deceived Ralph into thinking him delightfully gay and wicked. The coarse mop of black hair was long and swung down, almost concealing a low, broad forehead... [he was] Always darkish in color... ". p. 2 Simon is described as a very shy boy who cannot find it bearable to speak in front of the assembly. The boys all think that hes batty because he likes to be by himself. Simon is the only boy who discovers what ...
  • Island On Fire Ralph And Jack
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    Lord of the Flies Chapter two Fire on the Mountain Setting Characters Storyline Setting On the island, at the beach and on the top of the mountain later that afternoon Characters Ralph -The chief, leader, whom blows the conch for a second meeting -Confirms to everyone that they are in fact on a deserted island -Announces their needs (ex. Hunters, without letting anyone else speak, dictatorship) -Establishes rules (only the person with the conch is allowed to speak) -Proclaims that while they wai...

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