Tag: flies

This collection of articles explores the symbolism and significance of flies in William Golding’s classic novel, “Lord of the Flies”. From the swarm of flies that surrounds the pig’s head on a stick, to the buzzing insects that constantly plague the stranded boys, these articles delve into how these tiny creatures represent decay, corruption, and death. Through analysis of key scenes and quotes from the novel, readers will gain a deeper understanding of how flies serve as a powerful metaphor for humanity’s inherent darkness and primal instincts.