Lord of the Flies

Chapter 7: Discuss the symbolic nature of the ocean at the beginning of this chapter. What could the ocean represent here?

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The ocean represents the vastness of the world and how impossible it seems that they will be saved. The vast ocean represents Ralph's feeling of isolation on an island where he is quickly losing control.