How does Golding represent Ralph as a leader in Lord of the Flies essay?
In conclusion, Golding makes Ralph an interesting character by showing him grow as a leader and then remain the only boy who will not succumb to savagery by joining Jack’s group. Ralph is there to show us what could happen when savagery takes over from civility.
What is destroyed when Piggy is killed?
But the boulder strikes Piggy, shatters the conch shell he is holding, and knocks him off the mountainside to his death on the rocks below.
Who sharpens a stick on both ends what is the purpose for this?
The significance of the stick sharpened at both ends mentioned by Sam ‘n Eric is that Jack intends to put Ralph’s head on a stick. The fact that Ralph is carrying a stick sharpened at both ends at the end of the novel symbolises his complete descent into savagery.
Where does Ralph decide to hide?
What does this hiding place symbolize? Ralph decides to hide in the thicket just outside of the Castle Rock. The thicket symbolizes protection because the boys can’t break into it easily.
Why is Ralph’s conversation with piggy so important?
why is ralph’s conversation with piggy so important? the pig’s head being surrounded by flies, has become Lord of the Flies. ‘lord of the flies’ is an english translation of the name Beelzebub, a common name for either Satan or one of his chief demons.