Conch Shell

Lord of the Flies


The Conch is a symbol of civilization and order! It is what gives everyone a voice and helps Ralph be a leader. This always explains why Jack does not care for the conch.

Changes with the Conch

At first the conch holds most of the power but by page 78 the conch starts losing power when Jack no longer respects it this will play out later on too. Ralph looks to the conch for guidance and power but it weakens as time goes on. Then page 142 the conch breaks because of Jack and this is when there is no longer order.
Darius Simpson & Scout Bostley - "Lost Voices" (CUPSI 2015)

Reason for VIdeo

The reason i use the video is because there are certain limitations that they are showing and the conch shows that it can be the voice for people.