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  • The Lord of the Flies

    The Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies was written by Wilson Golding and was first published in 1959. It is a novel about a group of kids who were traveling in a plane that crashed on a desert island. It is an adventure story. William Gerald Golding was born on September 19, 1911, in Cornwall, England. His father was a schoolmaster and his mother worked in the suffragette movement. Golding complied with his parents' wishes and studied science

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Monika
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    William Goldman’s novel the lord of the flies has become one of the most widely read pieces of American Literature from the 20th century. The exercises performed on Friday helped our class better understand the motivations of the characters from the novel. The primary way in which our class was able to better comprehend the characters occurred when we elected a leader. Furthermore, the second way in which we understood the characters was when our

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Research Paper Symbols are objects, characters, figures, or colors used to represent abstract ideas or concepts. In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding a group of children are stranded on an island when their plane crashes. The freedom of having no parents while living in a society that doesn’t enforce rules and laws are eliminated. As the novel progresses the kids find use for different items each symbolizing something of different significance.

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Jack
  • Lord of He Flies

    Lord of He Flies

    Over a month ago a tragic incident occurred that tested the unity of this country. Terrorist attacks tested the will power and the strength of all. On September 11th the Osama Bin Ladens of the world committed an evil act that attempted to destroy all. Americans were disturbed mostly because the people who committed these acts are human like the rest of us, meaning basically everyone is capable of causing such a disturbance. William

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lord of the Flies Essay

    Lord of the Flies Essay

    "LORD OF THE FLYS" ESSAY The book, Lord of the Flys, can be interpreted in many different ways. Depending on the point of view of the reader, William Golding has opinions on man and society. Golding is inaccurate for making the assumption that all people are born with evil within them and are not affected by their surroundings. In the book, the author uses a being called "the beast" to simulate the fear and evil

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Character Analyses Ralph Ralph represents leadership, the properly socialized and civilized young man. He is attractive, charismatic, and decently intelligent. He demonstrates obvious common sense. Ralph is the one who conceives the meeting place, the fire, and the huts. He synthesizes and applies Piggy’s intellectualism, and he recognizes the false fears and superstitions as barriers to their survival. He is a diplomat and a natural leader. Ralph’s capacity for leadership is evident from the very

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    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Artur
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Ralph is twelve years old with blond hair, and is the most charismatic of the group. He is described as being built "like a boxer," and is initially chosen as leader due to his many positive qualities. He maintains a conflict with Jack throughout the entire novel, attempting to keep order whereas Jack isn't concerned with it. Ralph and Piggy together represent the struggle for order and democracy. Jack is about Ralph's age, with a

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lord of the Flies - William Golding

    Lord of the Flies - William Golding

    Fear Essay Human’s fears should not be taken lightly. Fear could do anything to one’s minds, though without fear, man can be as savage as animals. In the book Lord of the Flies, William Golding presented fear of the unknown to be a powerful force in a man’s mind. Fear of the unknown is a powerful force, which can turn to either insight or hysteria. The kids feared of not being rescued off of the

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: David
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies Who would ever guess that a ninety-eight pound weakling would serve as the protagonist’s confidant? Looks deceiving, especially in the case of Piggy who serves as Ralph’s confidant in William Golding’s Novel, Lord of the Flies. Despite his poor eyesight, asthma, a weight problem and vulnerability, he was considered to be the most intelligent of the boys. However his intelligence was only a benefit to the group through Ralph. Unlike Piggy,

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Bred
  • Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flys

    Lord of the Flies “This is an island. At least I think it’s and island. That’s a reef out in the sea. Perhaps there are not any grownups anywhere.” The Lord of the Flies is about a plain full of British boys that get stranded on an island. They start out peaceful and orderly and eventually descend into savagery. Is this book only about boys stranded on an island, or is it about something more?

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Lord of the Flies Comparison/contrast Essay

    Lord of the Flies Comparison/contrast Essay

    William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is a novel about a group of boys who are lost on a deserted island and must do what they can to survive. At the beginning of the novel, two of the boys, Ralph and Jack, become leaders. These differences will form the main conflict in the story. The differences will cause them to hate each other and the anger that results is a recurring part of the plot

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    Essay Length: 927 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Symbolism - Lord of the Flies

    Symbolism - Lord of the Flies

    Symbols are objects, characters, figures, or colors used to represent abstract ideas or concepts. In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, a group of children are stranded on an island when their plane crashes. Golding tells the story by using a group of boys stranded on a tropical island to illustrate the malicious nature of mankind. The boys are in a world of freedom of having no parents while living in

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Killa
  • Symbolism - Lord of the Flies

    Symbolism - Lord of the Flies

    Symbolism, Symbols are objects, characters, figures, or colors used to represent abstract ideas or concepts. In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, a group of children are stranded on an island when their plane crashes. Golding tells the story by using a group of boys stranded on a tropical island to illustrate the malicious nature of mankind. The boys are in a world of freedom of having no parents while living in

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Killa
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    an eg. for an intervention: It was about 2am when the air raid siren sounded. Ralph sat nervously under the table in the air raid shelter with his fair hair plastered to his face, sweat dripping down his pale cheek. The warmth of his mother’s arms gave him comfort and the feeling of safety he so much longed for but still, he could not help the feeling of fear as he sat their awaiting the

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Anna
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Summary One fact about this book should be established from the start - this is not a children's book. The "littluns" and "bigguns" represent members of the human race. The conflict between law and barbarism would have, I believe to be the same had the island been inhabited with adult survivors instead of children. The novel is about a transition from an immensely exciting adventure of some children, to what eventually becomes full-scale war,

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies deals with universal truths because many of the characters have characteristics we can relate to which makes the book more interesting. One of the characters is Jack. Throughout the book Jack wants to be the leader of the boys on the island. Jack also does not like work. He likes to go out and hunt, Jack considers hunting as fun, have parties, and do whatever he wants.

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    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    “A VIEW TO A DEATH” William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is captivating because of the amount of symbolism he uses for the characters in the story. Ralph is one of the main characters in the story who symbolizes leadership. His archenemy Jack symbolizes violence and destruction. But Simon who is one of the other boys in the island is different. Unlike the physical symbols Ralph and Jack represent, Simon a black haired, small, epileptic

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Monika
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    The Lord of the Flies, a novel by William Golding, is about a group of english boys who have crash landed on an island, and have to figure out a way to live on their own. During the time that they're on the island, two boys in particular have become leaders. These two boys are Ralph and Jack. Ralph and Jack are different in very many ways. The differences and similiarities in the two boys

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    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Irony in Lord of the Flies

    Irony in Lord of the Flies

    The irony within situations and statements dominates a story's plot, contributing to both the rising and the falling action, which William Golding accentuates in Lord of the Flies. When a group of young boys crash their plane on an island, they perceive the situation as an adventure, but they soon realize the danger in the unpropitious circumstances at hand. Through the situational and verbal irony that arises, Golding delineates how people can hypocritically adapt

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Vika
  • True Human Nature - Symbols (in Lord of the Flies)

    True Human Nature - Symbols (in Lord of the Flies)

    The central theme in the novel Lord of The Flies, by William Golding, is that all mankind is inherently savage and the only aspect suppressing man’s primitive behavior is the moral influences of civilization. It is society that holds everyone together, and when rules, values, and consensus of right and wrong are absent, a moral surrounding no longer influences one’s actions. Thus, values, reason, and the basic understanding of morality are lost, and the true

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Lord of the Flies Symbolism

    Lord of the Flies Symbolism

    Symbolism is the author's sneaky way of tying the story's action to its theme. Cleverly placed throughout the story, these symbols can be found if the reader takes a closer look. In William Goldings The Lord of the Flies, a school of boys plane-crash onto a deserted island and become stranded there. The boys slowly begin to lose their minds and start turning into animal-like savages. Golding uses symbols throughout his story, most of them

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Yan
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    In the novel ‘Lord Of The Flies’ by author William Golding, two of the characters Ralph and Simon are portrayed as being good characters. However, they do have their similarities and differences. This essay will compare and contrast Ralph and Simon with respect to their character as well as the difference in their goodness. Ralph is a young boy nearing the age of twelve years with fair hair and a well built structure. The

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Lord of the Flies: Simon and the Buddha

    Lord of the Flies: Simon and the Buddha

    Siddhartha Gautama was born the son of a king in India during the sixth century B.C. He immersed himself in deep spiritual meditation to gain a higher level of understanding. He became known as the Buddha or "enlightened one." A similarity to this is found in William Golding's the Lord of the Flies. The character Simon, from the very beginning looks at the island on which they land, with great admiration and respect. He

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    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: David
  • Analysis of Hamlet’s Emotional Character

    Analysis of Hamlet’s Emotional Character

    Disillusionment. Depression. Despair. These are the burning emotions churning in young Hamlet's soul as he attempts to come to terms with his father's death and his mother's incestuous, illicit marriage. While Hamlet tries to pick up the pieces of his shattered idealism, he consciously embarks on a quest to seek the truth hidden in Elsinore; this, in stark contrast to Claudius' fervent attempts to obscure the truth of murder. Deception versus truth; illusion versus reality.

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    Submitted: June 5, 2010 By: Victor
  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies. By: William Golding. This is a novel about a group of young British boys who are stranded on an island. They decide that the only way for them to live is to uphold a strong democracy. They want order and rules to obey. All of the boys agree and choose a leader. Ralph is chosen because he demonstrates a strong leader and everyone agrees, even Jack who was the other choice

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    Submitted: June 7, 2010 By: Mike

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