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The idea of an American actualization of the Electra myth presented itself in Eugene O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electraand this drama shows that the human aspects of mythology are relevant to the literary expression of any country.

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There should be "a rigorous economy of words. It is an actualization of a myth Oresteian and came as another French contribution to the long list of Oresteian dramas.

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He runs around the island effortlessly and is able to blow the conch at will. Jack Merridew represents power, lust and primal aggression.

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While Jack Shephard may share personality traits with Lord of the Flies' protagonist Ralph, Locke does not necessarily share many personality traits with the Lord of the Flies' antagonist Jack Merridew. He has a prophetic hallucination in which he speaks to the Lord of the Flies; afterwards, he discovers that the feared Beast does not exist. Roger is the boy who ultimately kills Piggy, symbolically destroying sense and wisdom in favor or raw violence. Young boys are a fitting illustration of this premise, for they live in a constant state of tension with regard to the rules and regulations they are expected to follow. Jack, the newly appointed hunter, draws his knife and steps in to kill it, but hesitates, unable to bring himself to act. In other words, if you walk out on that ant-farming class, you'd better be ready afterwards to commit to something else. And you can start by reading The Flies. Both stories explore themes that question the true nature of Man. It crashed in thick jungle on a deserted island.

In regards to his own situation in prison, or to the various attempts at control we see in The Flies, Sartre's would-be-prisoners are allowed a freedom of mind, of morality, of belief, and of self, even if physically confined. Sam and Eric in the book, Boone and Shannon on the show.

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Ralph is motivated more by reason and his leadership style is more democratic. Lord of the Flies depicts savage behavior of young boys juxtaposed to adults engaged in global war to illustrate the author's views about human nature. He argued that the bourgeois control of the theater must end, that it be freed to the rigors of criticism and challenge from different viewpoints. Free from the restraints of society, the boys form their own civilization, which quickly descends into chaos and violence. Over the course of the novel, Golding portrays the rise and swift fall of an isolated, makeshift civilization, which is torn to pieces by the savage instincts of those who compose it. Now wait just an ant-farming minute there. Rather than focusing on justice, he is concerned with human freedom.

Chapter 1 Summary A fair-haired boy lowers himself down some rocks toward a lagoon on a beach. This myth is one of justice and vengeance, and features the famed Greek furiesdemonic goddesses who pursue those guilty of crimes against their kin.

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Of all the boys, Jack is the least bothered by the experience of being stranded on a deserted island.

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