William Golding's "Lord Of The Flies" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

William Golding's "Lord Of The Flies"
Discusses themes, characters, plot summary, symbolism, critical views and leadership.
# 17657 | 1,350 words | 1 source | 1988 | US
Published on Feb 26, 2003 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis) , Literature (General)

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" William Golding's Lord of the Flies (1954) was the author's first published novel. It is an examination of what can happen when a group of young boys are stranded on an island in the South Seas: how their return to a primal state shows the darkness that lies within all of us.
The protagonists in the novel are Ralph, Jack, Piggy and Simon. These boys, along with a number of other boys between the ages of six to 12, are left on the island after what appears to be a nuclear war. These British lads have the opportunity to form a Utopia in the style of a Robinson Crusoe or The Swiss Family Robinson, but Golding has a vision of youth that says that, if they are allowed to pursue their freedom, they would (...)"

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