Tag: pig’s head on a stick

This collection of articles explores the symbolism and significance of the pig’s head on a stick, also known as the Lord of the Flies, in William Golding’s classic novel. Through literary analysis and cultural critique, these articles delve into how this grotesque object represents the evil within humanity, the corrupting influence of power, and the breakdown of society when rules and morals are discarded. The collection also examines how Golding uses language to create a visceral effect on readers and to convey his themes through vivid imagery. Ultimately, these articles offer a deeper understanding of one of literature’s most memorable images and its enduring impact on readers.