Lord of the Flies Essay | Student Essay

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Human Nature in Lord of the Flies

Summary: Human nature in William Golding's Lord of the Flies.
What is human nature? How does William Golding use it in such a simple story of boys to graphically demonstrate how truly destructive we can be? Lord of the Flies, uses the theme of human nature to show how easily society can collapse and how self-destructive human nature is. Throughout the story Golding illustrates a theme of how twisted and sick human nature can lead us to be. Many different parts of human nature can all lead to the collapse of society. Three aspects Golding introduces are leadership, rebellion, and destruction, which all attribute to the collapse of society.

Before a society can collapse it must have leadership and a social structure to rebel against. In life there are many ways of leading people, and in Lord of the Flies, we see two major types.  Ralph is a great example of the...

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