What are some suggestions on what to write about nature in "Lord of the Flies," for example the sea, fire, weather etc, and how it affects events on the island?

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Jun 22, 2017

The setting in "Lord of the Flies" is very important to the events on the island.


The jungle on the island symbolizes the absence of civilization. In the clearing, the heat foreshadows the fire and loss of civilization and innocence. The sea represents the distance between the boys and civilization. Basically, the setting contrasts civilization and innocence. Both of the previously mentioned things are the key factors in the novel. I suggest elaborating on the relation between the setting and civilization. Or writing about the changes in the setting compared to the boys loss of innocence.