Lord Of The Flies
A closer look into the book, by Marah Frank
Quote demonstrating dictatorship: "He's going to beat Wilfred. What for? I don't know. He got angry and made us tie Wilfred up." (Chapter ten)
Quote demonstrating democracy: "Ralph raised a hand for silence. All right. Who wants jack for chief? Who wants me? Every hand outside the choir except Piggy's was raised immediately. Then Piggy, too, raised his hand grudgingly into the air. Ralph counted. I'm chief then." (Chapter one, page 22-23)
Civil War in China 1945-1949
What happened during the war?
Impact on Society
The damage done by conflict..
At this point, the group has split into two, and it has been a long lasting battle between Jack and Ralph. Both have continually fought for power and control over the group. Through all of the mayhem as a result, boys have grown more savage and violent. As you can see through this quote, two boys are killed because of this, reflecting the official loss of intelligence and innocence.
South Sudan's 2 Year Conflict
Within this conflict there is a power struggle. (think Jack vs. Ralph) Many people have become collateral damage as a result. (Piggy+ Sam and Eric)
South Sudan is entering its second year of a civil war.
Side one: dinka, Kiir was trying to quash political opposition
Side two: nuer, believe Riek was planning to overthrow President Kiir.
I believe side one will win. My reasoning behind this is because side one has defectors, ex-government officials, and is aided by other small militias.
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