Good Versus Evil In Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

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It is amazing to see how much influences impact one's life. In the Lord Of The Flies, William Golding shows how much each person depends on society. Golding demonstrates good versus evil, and all the hardships that people face battling right and wrong. People are never born with evilness but outside influences, like society, teach people that evilness is okay. The boys are lost without society and their minds are already corrupted by evil when they arrive on the island. Simon, representing the only good, is overcome by evil and the last innocence is destroyed with the death of him. Before all the boys got close and were impacted by the actions of others they all seemed innocent. All the boys really cared about was survival and how much …show more content…
His behavior influenced the others to act the same. Jack started the hunting and made everyone believe that it was more important than getting off of the island. Jack was always saying he should be the leader and he turned that into hatred for Ralph. That hatred grew so much that Jack left the group telling others to follow because he was better and he filled all there heads with lies making them just as evil as him. Jack made everyone afraid of his group until everyone joined. He made everyone act extremely crazy which led to the death of Simon, the last innocence, all because they were convinced that he was the beast when really the beast was inside themselves. Jacks terrible leading skills influenced all the others to follow because they were intimidated and scared. They needed a leader because that was what they knew best. Jack was the one who took the glasses from Piggy which led to the death of him and the last insanity among them. Jack hated anything that tried to keep the boys together and order was the last thing doing that after Simon's death. Jack from day one hated the rules and the further along the more he rebelled, “But Jack was shouting against him. ‘Bollocks to the rules! We’re strong--we hunt!”’ (Golding 91). The only thing he respected was himself and the

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