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Literary Analysis of "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay provides a literary analysis of the novel "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.
The novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding is an exciting and adventurous story of schoolboys plane-wrecked on a deserted island. The children become savages, and teach us a lesson that everybody has evil in them.

The theme is mostly what I just said. Golding wrote this novel to show how evil human kind can be and that each human being is capable of doing evil actions. Golding said: "Each person has an evil inner nature poorly covered by society; If society is taken away, the inner nature comes out and chaos and lawlessness erupt." That about sums the whole point and theme of this novel.

The plot of Lord of the Flies is very simple. The story usually stays with the group but occasionally breaks off and follows one character, usually Ralph. Golding also gives little clues throughout the novel of...

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