In Lord of the Flies How does the contrast of the paint and smoke symbolize the two forces that are motivating the boys?
The paint symbolises the savagery which Jack's tribe has descended into. The face paints are real, made of earth, and their effect is real too. The paint serves to reduce the boys to almost animal like status, concerned with the basic fundamentals of life, killing, eating and shelter from wild beast and 'enemies.' Ralph's desire for smoke is insubstantial and it represents something insubstantial too, the possibility of rescue and the return to a so-called civilised world.
In Lord of the Flies how does the contrast of the paint and smoke on page 173 symbolize the two forces that are motivating the boys?
The smoke represents Ralph's leadership and the paint represents Jack's leadership, but Ralph is about getting saved and the smoke is how he shows the position trying to be seen. The paint, and Jack's tribe, shows the savagery and surviving and being hidden to live.
They symbolize monsoon and rain.
the symbolize rules and order
piggy's glasses symbolize the civization in the book.
Water in Lord of the Flies symbolizes rebirth.
When Simon meets lord of the flies it symbolizes the devil
In Lord of the Flies, Ralph symbolizes the civilized world.
hunting basically symbolize two things that are savagery and food/meat.
adaptation to the island
the corruption of society
Loss of Identity.
They symbolise innocence
civilization and order
lighting will symbolize the death and hardships of the boys and the dangers that they encounter with their surroundings and savage ways.
The boys trapped of the island
The Knife Symbolizes power
the water stands for cleansing
The piggy spectacles in the Lord of the Flies symbolize the clearness of the thoughts or sight.
The savagery inside the boys themselves.
it symbilizeshow life can be lost in a flash
Democracy and fairness mostly.
The island represents the garden of eden.
the civilized world.
The conch symbolises order, rules and democracy
I am pretty sure he symbolizes democracy and goodwill.
Piggy is the symbol of adulthood, civilization and reason.
The fire symbolizes them getting rescued.
comfort, shows how the boys know the island
Simon symbolizes the recognition between good and evil.
The grasp on civilization has completely been lost
In Lord of the Files, the shell and the glasses come to symbolize the following; the shell (conch) symbolizes civilization and order, while the glasses symbolize civilized thought and the fire, which is the only way for them to get home. -student
it symbolizes unity. It also stands for democracy and freedom of speech.
Piggy's glasses symbolizes Knowledge and Power.
the hope for safety and as the fire gets out of control so do the boys
The jungle represents freedom in what they are searching for to escape from the real world.
The flies probably symbolise the boys. While the insect flies are attracted to and cluster around the pigs head and the metaphorical evil which it represents the symbolic flies (the boys) cluster around Jack and the real evil which he represents.
Nothing. Birds of all kinds fly above you all the time.
evil Actually this answer is wrong, Jack symbolizes anarchy and barbaric behavior.
piggy's glasses represents the intellectual mind of civilization and the reasonable
I guess the platform can symbolize a place of order and civilization. Assemblies were always held there, under the green and sweeping fronds, to discuss problems and strategies on how to survive on the island
The hunters of the group. They symbolize the radical, wild nature of human beings.
it symbolizes power. it is feared but it provides saftey and protection making the boys NOT defensless
the start of something new because it washes away the old and lets in the new.
Immortalize, revitalize, fireflies, otherwise, economize, horseflies, tse tse flies, dragonflies, conceptualize, demonize,
Simon was the silent boy and very helpful to little boys and he always stand with Ralph
Painted faces is a symbol of the boys becoming a tribe, and their similarity to animals, or savages.
the fire symbolizes their chance to get off the island and be saved. without the smoke they will not get saved
It symbolizes the will of wanting to get off the island. Also, it represents responsibility for the person who is watching the fire.
that jack is going to cut off ralphs head and feed it to the "MONSTER"