William Golding´s Lord Of The Flies: Character Analysis

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Every person has a little evil in them. Whether they control it or not it is there deep down in them. Selfishness and narcissism come out in the situations showing people’s evil side. While some aspects of human nature are good, overall human nature is bad. For example William Golding's, Lord of the Flies a group of young boy’s plane crashes on a island. There left with no adults and no rules. Some of boys good moral sense goes out the window and they become savage. You may never expect the evil to come out of you or people that you know, but you may be surprised to see how someone might act if their own well-being is at stake. You may not be Hitler bad, but definitely not Ghandi good.

While some aspects of human nature are good, overall human
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For example in Lord of the Flies the boys have a complete change from Chapter 1 to Chapter 12. There personalities, character traits, and moral sense is not the same. Although some boys maintain their morality most of them lose it. Simon cries out for help when the boys are about to kill him, “The beast was on its knees in the center, its arms folded over it’s face. It was crying out against the abominable noise, something about a body on the hill.” (Golding, pg.152) He is crying out desperate for the boys to stop, but they do not hear his calls and at this point lose all civilization they had. The second killing on the island is a perfect example of evil. Roger intentionally pushes Piggy off Castle Rock with a rock that smashes his body and kills him. Not even a sense of remorse or regret Jack immediately says, “See? See? That’s what you will get I mean that! There is not a tribe for you anymore! The conch is gone-.” (Golding, pg. 181) Jack is speaking to Ralph in this quote from the book saying since the conch was crushed there is no more tribe, and he is chief. Disregarding Piggy’s death completely. At this point jack has lost almost all his good sense and the evil has emerged from

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