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What songs represent Lord of the Flies plot, themes, characters, etc.?

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kittycat1234 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 14, 2010 at 10:05 AM via web

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What songs represent Lord of the Flies plot, themes, characters, etc.?

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copelmat | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted April 14, 2010 at 11:59 AM (Answer #1)

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Two songs were specifically written based upon the musical artist's reading of Lord of the Flies: "Lord of the Flies" by Iron Maiden and "Shadows and Tall Trees" by U2. Each of these songs contain many references to the plot and characters of the novel.

When looking for song lyrics that connect to the themes of Lord of the Flies, I might suggest the following:

  • "The Logical Song" by Supertramp
  • "Sympathy for the Devil" by the Rolling Stones
  • "It's the End of the World as We Know It" by R.E.M.

Each of these songs should give you ample cause for reflection upon the plot, themes, and characters of the novel.

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gregri1 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 16, 2011 at 8:40 AM (Answer #2)

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  1. Bring Me The Horizon - "It Never Ends"

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