Symbolism in "Lord of the flies by William Golding What is the role of the best in terms of the message of the whole novel? Why does the symbolism of Piggys glasses play such an important role in the general symbolism of the Lord of the flies? How do the symbols of the beast and the glasses reveal the depth of the social tragedy of the novel?
Piggy and his glasses Why it is Piggy who has the glasses? In what way do the glasses reveal the scientific knowledge possessed by Piggy? In what way the glasses become a symbol of power once stolen by Jack?
Lord of the flies character analysis What is tragedy of the Lord of the flies? What are these boys looking for in their struggle for dominance? What heritage have these boys taken from the society they grew up in?