The Lord Of The Flies By William Golding Essay

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Children like to rough house. They wrestle and play other games that sometimes get out of hand and this often causes accidents were the children get hurt. In The Lord Of The Flies written by William Golding an airliner full of children crash landed on a deserted island. Golding writes about how he believes a group of children would survive. The children get along seemingly okay at first but it 's not long before the law, order, and all other existence of civilization disappear on the children 's island. In the end the entire island is set aflame, catching the attention of a passing by ship. A soldier comes to the island to investigate and to his surprise is confronted by the boys. No longer seen as warriors with war paint and weapons they were seen by the sailor as boys playing games with sticks covered in mud. The boys are rescued but only to leave one war and enter another. William Golding uses conflict, mood, symbolism, irony, point of view, and character development to develop the theme that friendship can give you the courage to overcome the obstacles that once held you back. The author uses conflict to develop the theme that friendship can give you the courage to overcome the obstacles that once held you back. At the beginning of the adventure on the island all the children seemed to get along, but soon the group was split in two groups. Ralph 's group and Jack 's group. Ralph 's group only consisted of a few followers including Piggy and Simon before they were…

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