Much symbolism Essay

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much symbolism

Nature's Symbolism

Much symbolism is used in William Golding's Lord of the Flies. The nature on the island
is used as the primary source of symbolism. There are three main uses of nature's
symbolism: a pink conch shell, a pig's head, and fire. Nature is a symbol that parallels
to the real world. It helps prove the author's theory that Humankind is foolish and evil
in any situation.

The first important part of nature's symbolism is a pink conch shell. At the beginning of
the book, it was found by Ralph (13). The conch shell represents power and authority.
Ralph uses it to call for the boys to come to the meeting (15). In the meetings, whoever
has the shell has the power to speak. The conch shows how people use objects to give
power, like a king and his scepter and crown, or other things which show who has power.
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