Tag: beacon

This collection of articles explores the significance of the beacon in William Golding’s novel “Lord of the Flies”. The beacon, a fire that is lit by the stranded boys on the island, serves as a symbol of hope and rescue throughout the novel. However, its importance extends beyond its literal meaning, representing themes such as power dynamics, civilization vs. savagery, and human nature. Through various lenses including symbolism, character analysis, and historical context, these articles delve into the complexities of the beacon in Lord of the Flies and its role in shaping the narrative.