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Lord of the flys

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on 22 February 2010

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Transcript of Lord of the flys

Lord of the Flies In a Nutshell Lord of the flies is about a group of British boys whose plane crashes on a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean. With no adults, the boys are left to fend for themselves. After awhile the boys start to go savage.They belive that there is a beast on the island. they where split up three boys were on there own. One of the boys Simon, was running down the hill to tell them that saw the beast and he was unreconized and was stabed with spears until he was dead. Another boy Piggy was also killed but he had a bolder rolled on to him. They chased after the thired boy Ralph, they chased him to the front of the island where the was a officer of the British Navy. The Navy took the boys back home. Themes Summary of story Facts Golding-published Lord of the Flies.
English writer. Flies-was first published in 1954.
An allegory (essentially a story with a moral) Ralph, the more noble of the two leaders on the island, is bettered by his position as chief; whereas Jack, the usurper, abuses his power for personal gain. boys grow more violent, they begin painting their faces with clay, supposedly so the pigs won’t see them, but in reality to make themselves feel better about their atrocious acts. As the boys grow more savage and less like their normal selves, we see this change manifest itself physically in their appearances. Quotes "I don't care what they call me,” he said confidentially, “so long as they don’t call me what they used to call me in school.” “Shut up,” said Ralph absently. He lifted the conch. “Seems to me we ought to have a chief to decide things. “I ought to be chief,” said Jack with simple arrogance, “because I’m chapter chorister and head boy. I can sing C sharp.” “They used to call me Piggy!” Vocabulary usurper-take (a position of power or importance) atrocious -horrifyingly wicked
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