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Lord of the Flies and Alive In life we are all faced with situations tat may be difficult to deal with but for most of us trying to survive in hostile conditions is not one of them In the novel The Lord of the Flies and in the movie Alive trying to survive in hostile conditions was a similar problem that the characters had to face in order to survive The two setting characters and theme of these two works have many similarities and many differences that cause these characters to react differently towards each other and towards their situation What the characters did and how they reacted to one another throughout their ordeal proved this The setting is a major issue that played an important roll in both of the literary works The setting is what helped form the attitudes of some of the characters and it was a guideline in what the characters had to do in order to survive In The Lord of the Flies the boys were stranded in paradise with everything that they needed to survive They were able to play all day all day and not worry about how they were going to survive what they were going to eat or even if they were going to be rescued When the boys lost sight of rescue the society that had been created crumbled and consequently they lost the common goal that kept the boys civilized and together This was a disastrous event because they lost hope and without hope they became savage like In the film Alive the boys were all stranded in the Andes Mountains and they had to work together in order to survive Through the blizzards lack of food and the death of their fellow teammates the boys banded together with the common goal of rescue and survival There was no food so the characters had to resort to cannibalism in order to survive In
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