Lord of the Flies

Topics: Macbeth, Duncan I of Scotland, Malcolm III of Scotland Pages: 3 (818 words) Published: February 11, 2013
Lord of the flies - appearance vs reality could be when the boys think they see a monster, when it is a trapped parachute. Also them generally imagining 'the beast' from nothing , out of fear their minds run riot and create unreal dangers. fate vs free will,, i suppose could be ralph not giving in to his 'inherent nature' that the novel suggests everyone has, he does not become savage, but resists until the end, even though things get pretty scary. Good vs evil is difficult, are children evil? it could be the evil influence of the outside world where the war is going on, or each side of the boys on the island could be attributed good and evil, as the good ones start to give into temptation and cross over.ralph good, jack evil perhaps? lord of the flies

They used to call me Piggy!'" 
- William Golding, Lord of the Flies, Ch. 1

"The creature was a party of boys, marching..."
- William Golding, Lord of the Flies, Ch. 1

"'You're no good on a job like this.'"
- William Golding, Lord of the Flies, Ch. 1

"Ralph sat on a fallen trunk, his left side to the sun. On his right were most of the choir; on his left the larger boys who had not known each other before...before him small children squatted in the grass."

"Fair is foul, and foul is fair."
macbeth says of the witches that he can't really trust his eyes..."you appear to have beards, but you also look like women".  He also says he doesn't know if he imagines them or not... Duncan also says he can't find the mind's construction in the face, meaning he can't tell what people are truly like from what he sees on the outside.

High School - 10th Grade
Another example to add is when Lady Macbeth plans out the murder for King Duncan. She tells Macbeth to hide their true intensions. Lady Macbeth: "Only look up clear;
To alter favour ever us to fear."
Meaning raise your eyes and look confident. A change in the way one looks reveals fear and further arouses suspicion. Macbeth as...
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