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Have you ever wondered how to evaluate a book or movie?

Symbolic summary of Lord of the Flies.

My kid wrote this for English class. I thought it was pretty darn funny. Locke Pascal 13/5/2014 Period 2 In The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, a group of Metaphors in the guise of English schoolboys are shot out of the sky after their transport plane is mistaken for a military craft. This caused the young Metaphors to be stranded on a Metaphoric Island after their probably metaphoric plane crashes and leaves a definite Metaphor of a Scar in the jungle. Basically, The Lord of the Flies is one massive analogy: which provides plenty of symbolism to look at. The first piece of symbolism to appear is the Scar left by the plane. Symbolising the surprisingly arrogant notion that human presence is inherently destructive. The Metaphors’ accidental arrival brings a massive mar on the island before the Metaphors could even gather and start any of their business. Another more acknowledged piece of symbolism to show up at the same time as the Scar is the Isla

2014 Tulips

My tulips weren't much last year, but this year they're spectacular (and over now but... pictures!) The little red ones are so intensely colored that the phone won't record the color. I've had most luck with species tulips.  I spread these out some last year and moved half the red ones to another spot and it looks like I'll have to do it again.