LOTF essay

LOTF essay - Tori Putney Period 3 4/26/10 WA#15 Its on the...

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Tori Putney Period 3 4/26/10 WA#15 It’s on the List! Lord of the Flies is on the list of recommended fiction books for college-bound students. It’s also #41 on the Modern Library Editorial Board’s Top 100 Best English-Language Novels of the Twentieth Century. This book has many reasons for its popularity; some reasons are symbolism, the diversity of the novel, the involved conflicts, irony, and all the major themes. First, the symbolism is a major part of Lord of the Flies. For example in chapter one the conch is introduced and represents law and order and it shows leadership. Also the signal fire and Piggy’s specs represent the opportunity of rescue and hope. Without symbolism Lord of the Flies would not have the same message. Symbolism has the biggest role in the novel. All of the objects introduced in Lord of the Flies symbolize something very important. The boys represented the people and the election of leaders formed a democracy. The fighting the boys were doing was the war. Second, the diversity of the novel is a really good thing because you can study it in
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