Lord of the Flies – Problems Arise

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Problems Arise

Problems arise quickly in the new environment.  As the boys busily collect materials for a fire and a structure they hear the sound of a helicopter.  Too late they realize it has passed overhead without seeing them.  Worse, they realize Piggy has abandoned his lookout post.

Piggy from Lord of the Flies

Piggy has strayed from his lookout post to offer advice on building a structure.

shirtless boys look to the sky

The boys spot a rescue helicopter after it has already passed them by

cute shirtless boy wearing amulet

The younger boys feel a sense of darkness

The boys feel dejected and can only stare out into the ocean

Feeling dejected after not spotting the helicopter, the boys stare into the ocean


Analysis coming soon!

End of “Problems Arise”

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barefoot boys fighting


About The Author

Christopher Ryan is an international photographer specializing in conceptual portraits in unique environments, such as abandoned buildings and picturesque landscapes. His work breaks the barriers of race, age, and geographic location, capturing the energy and exuberance of the human form. He was influenced by his unusual upbringing in the American South. He seeks to retain the virtues of Southern Charm while abandoning pre-conceived notions of prejudice.