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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.

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βˆ™ 2009-12-04 20:23:15

piggy's glasses symbolize the civization in the book.

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