Theme Of Order In Lord Of The Flies

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William Golding 's The Lord of the Flies is about boys being abandoned on an uninhabited island and establishing a system of order, protecting the boys from themselves initially, but over time the boys begin letting out their true natures, destroying the order established on the island. A group of boys are stranded on an island, initially showing their true selves due to the fear of rescue not coming. Soon after, the boys establish a system of order, protecting the boys from themselves and others initially, but over time the boys begin letting their true natures show, destroying the established order of the island for their own desires. Order protects one from themselves and others, but is easily destroyed by pursuing one 's own desires. Golding uses multiple characters to prove how order protects one from one 's own innate nature and without order, this nature is let loose.

Ralph, the elected leader of the island, uses his role to prevent himself from giving in to his desire for disorder, a break from society. When Jack split off from Ralph 's group, “Ralph [found himself] eager to take a place in [Jack 's] demented, but
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Golding uses multiple characters to prove how order protects one from one 's own innate nature and without order, this nature is let loose. Ralph abandons order to embrace his inner desires of escaping society, Simon abandons order to embrace his true persona, and Jack combines some semblance of order with his innate desire for savagery. Order protects one from themselves and others, yet is easily destroyed by people 's own innate desires. Order can not last forever and must eventually fall due to unforeseen circumstances, meaning no government or any group can last forever and are doomed to fail due to the innate evil, the tendency to abandon order in favor of one 's own desires, of

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