Tag: hill

This collection of articles explores the significance of the hill in William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies. The hill is a central location on the island and serves as a symbol of power and control throughout the book. Articles in this collection examine the various characters’ relationships with the hill, from Ralph’s initial desire to claim it as a strategic location for their survival, to Jack’s obsession with using it as a platform for his savage rituals. Other articles explore the metaphorical meaning behind the hill, including its representation of societal hierarchy and how it reflects human nature in times of crisis. Overall, this collection offers a deep dive into one of the most important symbols in Lord of the Flies and sheds light on its relevance to contemporary society.