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Response To The Characters In Lord Of The Flies By...

My report examines the connections of characters and their response towards the setting. The texts that I have used and believe best reflect this connection is; Lord of The Flies by William Golding, Bullrush by Carl Nixon, The Green Beret by Ho Thien and the film I am Legend directed by Francis Lawrence. I felt that all of the text mentioned above accurately illustrate two different perspectives in response to the setting. This allowed me to interpret key similarities in the character s behavior between each of the texts. Characters perspectives vary often towards the setting they are in, this is highlighted throughout the texts I have covered. This was clearly illustrated when analysing the novel ‘Lord of The Flies’. A group of†¦show more content†¦Clearly having different understanding of simple mortality and the consequences as a result. The actions of these characters can also be closely related to being overwhelmed by the situation and setting they are in with no adult supervision and struggle to avoid savagery, in further depth we learn that everyone has a beast inside just some struggle to hide it. â€Å"He didn t look at all afraid† The short story Bullrush by Carl Nixon differs slightly in the sense that it is not revolved around the idea of survival however still accurately illustrates two different perspectives on the setting. Bullrush is set in a rural area in NZ where the Maori beliefs are strong. Majority of the story takes place in the ‘Maori maori garden’ which can be recognised as an isolated dry hard ground enjoyed typically by the tough athletic boys and is the venue for there lunch time game ‘Bullrush’. The character Anthony is revealed as a strong dominant character who is looked upto by the other kids, â€Å"He was just a kid...bigger and stronger than anyone else†. 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