Lord of the Flies Essay | "Lord of the Flies" and "Great Expectations" Vs. Human Nature

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"Lord of the Flies" and "Great Expectations" Vs. Human Nature

Summary: Compares William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" and Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations" to human nature.
The modern, adult world has frowned upon the simplicities of human nature. Without laws and government humans would plunge into disorder and chaos, as shown in Lord of the Flies written by William Golding. In Dickens' Great Expectations, the upper class is distinguished as being everything that is good, moral, and law biding; however, throughout the book is shown to be the opposite. These books illustrate the idea that "England has always been disinclined to accept human nature", which was stated by E.M. Foster, in 1914.

Throughout the novel, Lord of the Flies, it is shown that civilization will fall into disorder although there were a few characters that tried to keep this from occurring. Once the English children's plane went down on the island they were all called to an assembly by a loud sound from a conch, the...

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