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  • Lord of the Flies Overview
    • Symbolism
      • Microcosm
        • Island seen as society
          • and Golding's view on this society
      • The Beast
        • Something that exists inside the boys
          • They reflect the evil they see in the beast in their actions
            • As they believe more in the beast their actions become more savage
      • The Conch
        • Order and Democracy
          • When the conch is broken, it leads to chaos and anarchy
      • Piggy's Glasses
        • When he loses his glasses he loses his 'insight' as well as all he others
          • When it is broken all adult insight is destoyed
      • The Signal Fire
        • The boys connection with civilisation
    • Key themes
      • Morality
      • Savagery
        • Crowd Mentality
      • Bruality
        • The Beast
          • Something that exists inside the boys
            • They reflect the evil they see in the beast in their actions
              • As they believe more in the beast their actions become more savage
      • Loss of Innocence
    • Golding's Intensions
      • Allegory
      • His view on the cold war and society
      • His representation of certian characters
      • Biblical Parallels
        • Simon is the only name from he bible
          • Most spiritual
          • Parallel between Simon and Jesus
            • Simon is the one who arrives at the moral truth of the novel
              • The other boys kill him sacrificially as a consequence of having discovered this truth.
        • The Lord of the Flies is a representation of the Devil
          • So is the beast
            • Who temps the boys into savagery
              • The Lord of the Flies is a representation of the Devil
                • So is the beast
                  • Who temps the boys into savagery
      • Key Characters and what they represent
        • Ralph
          • Order
          • Democracy
          • Leadership
          • Civilisation
        • Jack
          • The antithesis of Ralph (opposite)
          • Dictatorship
            • Desire for Power
          • Savagery
            • Roger
              • Unmoral
              • Brutal/Brute force
          • Loss of identity
        • Simon
          • Spiritual
          • Mature adult insight
        • Roger
          • Unmoral
          • Brutal/Brute force
      • Language
        • Dialogue
          • Childish
        • Imagery
          • Visual and Vivid
          • The Island has a 'scar'
            • Inevitable Ending?

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