Symbolism And Government Influence In William Golding's The Lord Of The Flies
Symbolism and Government Influence in William Golding’s The Lord of the Flies
Humanity is inherently sinful, structured society and government are expected to suppress the dark side of human nature through the imposition of rules, and morals. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding explores how easily morality can be thrown aside when a person is separated from the constructs of society. The topics that will be explored in this paper are symbolism, the formation of government and its effect on human nature, and the influence World War II had on William Golding’s beliefs and writing.
Analyzing Three important symbols
Three of the more prevalent symbolic ideas in The Lord of the Flies are the island, the beast, and the lord of the flies itself.…