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    Plot In “The Lord Of The Flies” a group of schoolboys are trapped on a deserted island in the middle of the ocean. At first everyone stays calm and follows the rules. Then as one boy grows the urge to become chief the tribe splits in two. One boy creates a new tribe full of hunters and savages, The other keeps the old more civilized tribe. The hunters and savages have lots of food in the tribe, this results in more power and numbers. The savages grew so strong that they started to kill off some of the boys. Eventually the chief of the tribe full of savages hunted the chief of the civilized tribe. The savage chief wanted to hunt him to the death. The civilized chief hid next to a giant boulder where no one could reach him unless speared,…

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    race. Lord of the Flies starts when a plane crashes on to an island, only leaving about 25 English boys, ranging from ages five to twelve. The boys struggle to form a civilization. The evil that is naturally in mankind stops them from forming a peaceful society, many things go wrong because of disagreements between the boys. The evil present in mankind is one of the main themes in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. The first reason why the theme is the evil that is present in mankind is…

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    Can you imagine being stranded on an island alone only with a group of kids and no adults? What would you do if you were in that situation? Do you think you would stay calm and in control? Well, in The Lord of the Flies this is the reality of a group of boys, fighting for their lives and dealing with insanity. Their inner beast showed then and it was inevitable. What do you think? Do you think that there is a beast in all of us? Or do you think you could have kept yourself under control? …

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    savagery and brutality, and this relates to, The Lord of the Flies. The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, is about a group of British schoolboys, under the age of 12, who crash land on an uninhabited island in the pacific. Later in the novel, the group of boys start breaking apart as most of them start becoming savages and this shows that Golding’s belief that every human being has evil deep inside of them, waiting to come out, is true. In, The Lord of the Flies, Castle Rock and the…

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    Boys in Isolation Reveal Humanity's Struggles In all great literature there is a common theme near the end of the book. The authors seem to answer the main question that has been lurking with the reader the whole book. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding used the same type of ending when explaining that the naval officer found the boys on the island, but he leaves many questions unanswered such as; Did the boys find their parents? How did their lives change when they went back home? When I…

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    banned. The Lord of the Flies is noexception, a ban slowly creeps up, like a shadow obscuring truth.The Lord of the Flies depicts children (the main ones are: Ralph, Jack, Piggy, and Simon)in a deserted island. It explores the theme of savagery and civilization, however Golding’sdecision to portray children in such a gruesome manner provoked controversy. Parents alsovoiced their concern that the book would send the wrong message to their kids, this eventuallyled to its ban in many school…

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    “No arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death; and the life of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” A quote from Thomas Hobbes, a great philosopher of the 17th century, could not more perfectly express the concept that William Golding portrays in his first novel, The Lord of the Flies. A story of boys abandoned on an island, Lord of the Flies was first published in 1954. This book shows that human beings need the restraints of…

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    Lord Of The Flies Summary

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    Lord of the Flies The book “Lord of the flies” by William Golding is about a group of boys who are stranded on an island after their plane was, tragically, shot down. While they are on the island, the string that connects them to the outside world, and who they really are inside, is stretched to its limits and, eventually, severed. Without an adult figure present, they decide that they need someone to take charge. The kids end up taking a vote which gave this position to Ralph. With the weight…

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    Lord of the Flies is a novel. There is a plane crash on a deserted island. The only survivors were the children aboard the plane. There is a group of boy who were flying in a plane. The plane crashes in the middle of a remote island. They were forced to try and survive on their own. Imagine being a little boy trying to survive on an island with a group of people you don’t even know. If it were me I would be scared and feel alone, and I’m pretty sure that is whole the boys felt. So this forces…

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    The Beast The human mind can be used to create art, compose music and solve problems. It can also be used to cause arguments, create weapons, and support wars. In his book, Lord of the Flies, William Golding describes his experience with World War II. In the book, a plane carrying several boys who are trying to escape the war crashes on an island, and the boys struggle to find and kill the “beast.” The beast represents the loss of humanity, triggered by human fears, individual savagery, and…

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