Theme Of Bullying In The Prince Of Bully

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How does the novel depict human nature? Does Golding believe we are set up for peace and cooperation or for savagery? Explain whether or not you agree with his depiction. The novel shows how even though you start out in a place where everything is civilized and in order, if the order is not continuously enforced then there is no more reason to continue to go by the rules. That’s when human nature quickly kicks in and everything turns into savagery, where you create your own rules and naturally want to be superior to all others. Golding believes if we are not continuously reminded of what’s right, even the best …show more content…
What do you think is the cause for these types of bullying? Explain whether or not this is an issue that you think should be addressed. The similarities between all of them are the reasons behind why certain people bully or get bullied. Often people who bully others do it for the joy of striving on their humiliation or getting a good laugh out of it or simply to make them seem superior to others. Often some people get bullied simply because they stand out or if they had a different opinion on something based on the majority of people or the popular kids. Unfortunately some get bullied for no reason at all over something that is private or something they have no control over. It is a topic that should certainly be addressed because it is affecting the lives of many, but bulling has been around since the beginning of time and as long as human nature is alive it won’t end because there is always going to be someone who wants to be superior and would do anything to achieve …show more content…
Simon is a wise and smart person, and as he thinks about how the boys will change he thinks about what is developing inside of them, how they are slowly growing on the interest of wanting to be superior and how the worst of their human nature will kick in and aim at nothing but surviving and the idea of survival of the fittest. He watches as they slowly drift towards savagery and how the rush of hunting and killing takes over sanity. He concludes that the beast is actually the worst of their human nature and how it lives within each one of them waiting to come out at any moment and take

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