Lord of the Flies

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the children in the lord of the flies reflect adult's society with the existence of good and evil.how this is portrayed in the novel?

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Ralph is the democratic leader. He is the one who proposes that the boys vote for a chief.

Jack is the dictator, like a Saddam Hussein. He demands obedience and harshly punishes anyone who disobeys--or anyone he feels like punishing. He beats Wilfred for no apparent reason.

Roger is a truly despotic leader. His only goal is to hurt others.

The boys create an "us vs. them" mentality--Jack's tribe vs. Ralph's tribe. Jack tells his boys that "the others will want to spoil our fun." In other words, they create enemies where none really exist. Then they go to war. Jack's boys hunt Ralph just because he won't join them. This is just like the big war that the sailors are engaged in when they "rescue" the boys.

thanks very much..wut bout piggy?..

can i relate him to anything?..

Piggy is the most mature boy on the island. He is the most intelligent also. Sadly, the boys don't like him. They reject him and don't want him around. Eventually Roger kills him when he points out that they are acting like savages. You see, our Beast doesn't like to be told the truth. That's why Simon and Piggy end up dead. It's also why evil people will "shut up" good people who are truthful.

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wut bout the island?..

does it resemble anything in the present context?..

The Island is our world. It is a good place, with food and fresh water and shelter, but we have ways of making it into a bad place. Fear and the the beast make us--and the world--bad.

At the end of the novel, the boys are rescued from themselves. Golding's question is...who will rescue us????