Tag: symbol

This collection of articles explores the rich and complex symbolism found within William Golding’s classic novel, “Lord of the Flies”. From the haunting presence of the conch shell, to the terrifying figure of the beast, to the gradual descent into savagery embodied by the characters themselves, these symbols are essential components of the novel’s exploration of human nature and society. Through close analysis and careful consideration of their meaning and significance in context, these articles offer a nuanced understanding of how Golding employs symbolism to convey his powerful message about the fragility of civilization and the darkness that lies within us all.