Lord of the Flies Timed Assignment
“Human Nature is evil, the goods are false”. There is no doubt that the future of mankind is bright, but it is not certain that there is no darkness on the way to it; The future of mankind can be optimistic, but the blind optimist is not better than the serious pessimist. Lord of the flies is a book that may enlighten people that what is humanity and what is evil and kind.
The conch and the piggy’s glasses symbolize civilization. The conch represent the voice, the voice of civilization is what people expect to hear all the time. The glasses represents the light, because glasses can bring fire, they can bring light at night, they can also be a symbol of civilization, not a return to the primitive and barbaric
The story begins by a group of boys who was left by the airplane on the island. The kids without parents are hard to survive in the harsh climates, unadapted environment. The kids would change their humanity easily by lack of education and family embracement.
At first, the boys had a concerted effort, but then they split into the fear of the so-called beast, and ended up with a reversion to the rule of instinct over a sensible democracy. At first, the conch was the signal, the white conch had the supreme authority to convene meetings and discuss important decisions on the island, but gradually different voices began to emerge.
Therefore, the author compares these children, as well as real people, to flies without brains, and everyone wants to compete for the "Lord of the flies". In the process of fighting, it is inevitable to encounter "boar" such "monster". In this film, "monster" actually refers to the inner demons of children, which is also a trigger. The children gradually split into two groups because of the controversy over the monster, which is also the cause of the death of the first child, Simon.
In fact, in many cases, people do not do evil in the name of evil, but under the banner of good, in a false mask, lie downward evil. Lord of the flies and boar's head not only represent evil, but also tell us that there is always evil in human nature, which is inevitable, and we should timely reflect on ourselves when problems occur, adhere to their own right, so as to avoid the occurrence of war, bring world peace.