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Why is Golding language important?

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Why is Golding language important? William Golding uses language effectively in his novel Lord of the flies, to help bring the reader into the story so that he or she feels that they are involved in the actions. N he is able to do it by using a number of techniques. Thought out the story you can easy find figurative language, such as alliteration, onomatopoeia, metaphors, simile and personification. The book was written in 1954, therefore in Golding uses modern language as well as complex words and dialogue characterization. This helps the reader understand better the thoughts and feeling of each character. Golding uses a third person narrator to allow the narrator to move back and forth between scenes and thoughts. ...read more.


"wacco," and "sucks to you!" Even Piggy, the intellectual of the group, makes grammatical errors such as "them fruit" Showing us that even Piggy is really just a child. The author also uses many metaphors and Imagery to describe the situations and places on the island. All the places in the island where described very well for example when Ralph first used the conch to call the other boys. The author says, "Ralph pursed his lips and squurted air into the shell, which emitted a low , farting noise." That line tells the reader exactly how he blew the conch and he described how he put he is lips on it and what sound it made. ...read more.


I liked how the author described many aspects of the island and the creatures that lived on it. The book was very detailed so i always knew what was going on and it felt like I was right there because the book is so detailed. The conch shell symbolizes the law and order of the old adult world which Piggy tries so desperately to protect. The conch represents all the authority which the boys are so used to obeying. The smoke of the signal fire symbolizes the last best hope of the boys being rescued. To Piggy and Ralph, the fire represents the moral influence of their old life in England. When the fire goes out, Ralph loses his bearings, unsure of his next move. The fire is diatonically opposed to hunting, the activity of anarchy on the island. ...read more.

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