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  • Social and Emotional Collapse in Lord of the Flies and Catcher in the Rye

    Social and Emotional Collapse in Lord of the Flies and Catcher in the Rye

    Social and emotional collapse in Lord of the Flies and Catcher in the Rye Several characters in both Golding’s Lord of the Flies and Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye fall, as a result of a breach of social codes, emotional fatigue, or a combination of the two. Both novels can be seen as a social commentary, with each author depicting the all too effective power of society to destroy the individual. In Lord of

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies is a novel written by Nobel-Prize winning author William Golding. It discusses the struggle that men face in creating a culture of their own. We are shown this through a group of young school boys stuck on a deserted island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results. They become uncivilized, savage, and sooner than they know it, they are their own worst enemy. Primal instincts come out and they begin

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Lord of the Flies Essay

    Lord of the Flies Essay

    Lord of the Flies Project “Breakdowns in society result when people avoid their responsibilities to the community to pursue their own ends.” This seems entirely true. For example, in “Lord of the Flies” most of the kids decide going around hunting and not worrying about anything else is what is important, and eventually turn into savages. This could also be true if the people of a farming community started becoming lazy and stopped caring for

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Lord of the Flies Essay

    Lord of the Flies Essay

    Importance of Leadership Leadership is something that stands out in people. In a group, people tend to look to the strongest person to follow. However, the strongest person may not be the best choice to follow. In Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Ralph and Jack each have leadership qualities. Jack is probably the stronger of the two; however, Ralph is a better leader. He has a better understanding for the boys. He also

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Bred
  • Analysis of Major Character - Holden Caulfield

    Analysis of Major Character - Holden Caulfield

    Analysis of Major Character Holden Caulfield The number of readers who have been able to identify with Holden and make him their hero is truly staggering. Something about his discontent, and his vivid way of expressing it, makes him resonate powerfully with readers who come from backgrounds completely different from his. It is tempting to inhabit his point of view and revel in his cantankerousness rather than try to deduce what is wrong with him.

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Lord of the Flies Vs. the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Lord of the Flies Vs. the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Throughout history theme has always been the crucial element to writing a successful novel. Today it seems if an author fails to portray his or her theme adequately the point of which the author is trying to convey will be ignored. During their careers, William Golding and Fredrick Douglass have used writing as a tool to communicate penetrating messages and ominous warnings about our society. Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies and Douglass’ novel The

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Throughout The Lord of the Flies, the author shows how different Simon is from the rest of the savages on the island. He is much more innocent and pure than the others and has a religious demeanor. Light, very commonly a symbol of holiness and purity, is used quite often during Simon’s “funeral”. In the last four paragraphs of chapter nine, “A view to a death”, Golding makes clear the use of light imagery to

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: David
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    The leading characters in this book are Ralph, Jack and Piggy. The other boys are mentioned often but most of it is about those three boys. Ralph and Jack are both "leaders". That's because they are so "loud", everyone listen to them. Piggy is really different from Ralph and Jack, he is kind, he does what others want him to do, he seems to be quite shy too, but he is also very clever,

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: regina
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    In the midst of a raging war, a plane evacuating a group of schoolboys from Britain is shot down over a deserted tropical island. Two of the boys, Ralph and Piggy , discover a conch shell on the beach, and Piggy realizes it could be used as a horn to summon the other boys. Once assembled, the boys set about electing a leader and devising a way to be rescued. They choose Ralph as

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Crucible with Lord of the Flies - Good and Evil in Salem

    The Crucible with Lord of the Flies - Good and Evil in Salem

    Goldie Bignell The 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

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Democracy in Lord of the Flies and Cuckoo’s Nest

    Democracy in Lord of the Flies and Cuckoo’s Nest

    Use of Democracy in LOTF and OFOTCN The authors of Lord of the Flies and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s both use democratic societies in their novels. Kesey, in particular addresses American democracy. In OFOTCN, Mack and the inmates vote for a schedule change, and the majority rules in favor of altering the daily routine. However, Nurse Ratched decides to keep the day how it was. This process is similar to the American way of

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • Themes in "lord of the Flies"

    Themes in "lord of the Flies"

    William Goldning’s Lord of the Flies is an allegorical novel where literary techniques are utilized to convey the main ideas and themes of the novel. Two important central themes of the novel includes loss of civilization and innocense which tie into the concept of innate human evil. Loss of civilization is simply the transition from civilization to savagery; order to chaos. The concept of loss of innocense is a key concept to innate human evil

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: July
  • Lord of the Flies - Book Review

    Lord of the Flies - Book Review

    The symbols in the book “Lord of the flies” all reinforce the theme of the novel. All of the characters themselves were very symbolic. Ralph is a symbol of civilization, he is always the one who attempts to organize and accomplish things in order to better the group, like the fire and the building of shelters. Jack, on the other hand, is a symbol of anarchy. The struggle between Ralph and Jack is symbolic of

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Vika
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    "It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways." (Buddha) Is man basically good or is man basically evil? In the popular novel, Lord of the Flies, William Goldings shows that man is basically evil, but that man can overcome those instincts if he tries. Simon, Ralph, and Piggy are prime examples of keeping their good character. In each of them there is a desire to do

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Yan
  • Lord of the Flies - Analyzing Its Ending

    Lord of the Flies - Analyzing Its Ending

    An ending is the most crucial part of a book. Not only does it conclude the whole book, but it can also give the reader a whole new interpretation to what the book is about. Ў®The Lord of the FliesЎЇ by William Golding is a typical book that illustrates this point. Without the ending, the book would hardly amount to half of its true value. This is because the ending shows what the book

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Jon
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    The Lord of the Flies is about a mini-society of boys formed by chance. Their isolation from adults forced reality upon them and so they had to think for themselves and work together. As a commentary of today's society it does well to explain some of today's issues like violence, laws, pride, greed, fear, religious power and the conflict between living in a civilised society or savagery. It is all about the choice the boys

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: July
  • How Does Golding Present the Theme of Good Versus Evil in the Novel “lord of the Flies”?

    How Does Golding Present the Theme of Good Versus Evil in the Novel “lord of the Flies”?

    How does Golding present the theme of good versus evil in the novel “Lord of the Flies”? William Golding’s novel “Lord of the Flies” is at first impression a dramatic adventure story about a group of boys stranded on an island, whilst being evacuated from a war-torn world. However to the perceptive reader a more meaningful level of Golding’s “Lord of the Flies” emerges. The novel is designed as an allegory; to a get a

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Jack
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies My character in Lord of the Flies is Ralph. The theme of Lord of the Flies is how human beings’ natural defects are the cause of society’s problems. No matter how good the laws or governments are at controlling people’s savageness, the inherent evil in people will cause chaos. Ralph tries to resists the urge to become a savage through out the book. Almost all of the other boys become hunters

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    LORD OF THE FLIES What is human nature? How does William Golding use it in such a simple story of English boys to precisely illustrate how truly destructive humans can be? Golding was in World War Two, he saw how destructive humans can be, and how a normal person can go from a civilized human beign into savages. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding uses the theme of human nature to show how easily

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

    Lord of the Flies by William Golding

    Lord of the Flies from a Psychology Viewpoint In the book, “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding, there were many things that happened that relate well to what we have been doing in Psychology 181. There were several times when I found myself relating what we learned in class to the situation that the group of boys in the book found themselves in. The knowledge that I have learned has helped me understand and

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Discuss the fragility of civilization against the destructive powers of fear. Civility is the way people in a social order behave amongst each other and is principally the guidelines and laws in society. Civility and civil virtue is left out of order every day as you read this. It is impossible to prevent in this day of life in this highly organized society and over populated world. Although virtue is a powerful word, civilization today

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flies My name is Piggy the first day I met Ralph I thought I was going to have a best friend. Come to find out he is the complete opposite of what I expected. The first thing he does is call me Piggy, a name that I got from being teased in school. Then I showed Ralph how to use the sea shell as a conch and he does not even

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Lord of the Flies (order or Chaos)

    Lord of the Flies (order or Chaos)

    Order or Chaos How would the world be with chaos, and no government with laws, honor, And respect? Respect, a strong leader, and laws are key to keeping things in order, and a Civil and safe place to live in. In this essay, will discus a little about page 91 in "Lord of the Flies" and the importance of this passage. In this passage the groups laws and respect are starting to fade and fall

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: regina
  • Lord of the Flies - Report

    Lord of the Flies - Report

    The main theme William Golding focuses on in The Lord of the Flies is his opinion that, when taken away from a civilised society, people will revert back to being primitive, animal like creatures. He portrays this view throughout the book by using very different characters almost all of whom eventually forget their civilised ways. The book tells the story of a group of school boys who, after their plane crashes, are stranded on a

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Monika
  • Lord of the Flies Repore

    Lord of the Flies Repore

    The novel The Lord of the Flies by: William Golding is about a group of kids who were traveling across the Pacific Ocean when their plane went down, the boys have to learn to survive and try to get rescued. The main way of getting rescued was that the group of boys had was to have a fire going on the mountain at all times during the day in hopes of a ship or an

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: regina

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