Lord of the Flies

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Lord of the Flies

n
(Bible) a name for Beelzebub
[translation of Hebrew: see Beelzebub]
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In the dialogic world, there was Ralph's group consisting of Ralph himself as a leader, Simon (Christ figure), Piggy and Samneric who all together "seem to signify the code of nature" (Thapliyal & Kunwar 85).
Wybenga en Cloete (1992:179) gee 'n voorbeeld in Lord of the Flies van William Golding waar die tweeling Sam en Eric Samneric genoem word omdat hulle in alle opsigte identies is en dus as een beskou word.
The last two to join Jack's savage tribe, the twins, Samneric (Sam and Eric), explain why they deserted the liberal-democratic Ralph and Piggy: