Therefore he is elected as the leader of the group based on this reason (Lord of the flies study guide, n.d.). In the beginning, Ralph always reminds all the other boys that they will only be rescued by cooperating among each other (Lord of the flies study guide, n.d.).
Most of us fall into the category of the common person. Our lives are constant struggles between the good and evil. We must learn to find harmony and a balance.
Symbolism can be anything, a person, place or thing, used to portray something beyond itself. It is used to represent or foreshadow the conclusion of the story. In William Goldings, Lord of the Flies symbolism of the main characters Ralph, Jack and Simon plays a very important role in helping to show how our society functions and the different types. 128 he feels the exhilaration and thrill of bloodlust and violence. In other word, he is excited upon going to hunt and manages to get caught up in the adventure of going hunting. Secondly, the evil side of a person is an unavoidable thing. It can be supressed but also can take over a person. Although everyone has an evil side, some have a harder time controlling it then others. This is entirely true because after this particular event, he has become obsessed with the killing of the pig. Jack even begins to forget about being rescued and is more concerned of catching a pig. By adhering to the rules set regarding the conch shell, it seems that the boys still maintain their civilised way of life back there where there is the existence of government and rules and laws to be adhered to regarding to the existence of social order. In the beginning of the novel, we can see that Jack still maintains his sense of humanity and sanity. This is because when he first encounters the pig in chapter 1, The Sound of the Shell, he could not bring himself to put an end to the pigs life (p.