Tag: Conch Shell

This collection of articles explores the symbolism and significance of the conch shell in William Golding’s novel “Lord of the Flies”. From its initial discovery and use as a tool for communication and organization to its eventual decline into irrelevance, these articles analyze how the conch shell represents order, civilization, and democracy on the island. They also examine how characters’ attitudes towards the conch shell reflect their own beliefs about power, authority, and morality. Overall, this collection offers a deep dive into one of the most iconic symbols in literature and sheds light on its relevance to contemporary society.