Tag: forest fire

This collection of articles explores the pivotal role that the forest fire plays in William Golding’s classic novel “Lord of the Flies”. From its initial accidental start to its eventual deadly consequences, these articles delve into the symbolism and significance of the fire as it relates to themes such as power, civilization vs. savagery, and destruction. Through analysis of key scenes and character motivations, readers will gain a deeper understanding of how the forest fire serves as a catalyst for both physical and psychological chaos on the island. Whether you are a longtime fan of “Lord of the Flies” or a newcomer to this literary masterpiece, this collection offers insights that will deepen your appreciation for Golding’s powerful storytelling.