Lord of the Flies, writing homework help: What does it mean to say that Lord of the Flies
- What does it mean to say that Lord of the Flies is an allegorical novel? What are its important symbols?
- Compare and contrast Ralph and Simon. Both seem to be “good” characters. Is there a difference in their goodness?
- What, if anything, might the dead parachutist symbolize? Does he symbolize something other than what the beast and the Lord of the Flies symbolize?
- How does Jack use the beast to control the other boys?