Lord of the Flies Essay | Student Essay

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Lord of the Flies - Human Nature

Summary: Humans tend to grow savage when they are isolated from the society. Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding defends the theme that without the constraints of society, humans tend to grow savage and ultimately lead to the destruction of society. In the novel, Golding dramatizes the conflict between two opposite impulses existing in all human being, the civil instinct that guides human to live peacefully, follow the moral commands, obey orders and rules, and have a sense of fare play, and the barbaric instinct that gratify the immediate desire in obtaining the superiority and absolute power over the others. These two instincts in the novel represent civilization that the boys previously learned, and savagery which bond with them, as one is the constraint that impulses to human to promote the order and discipline necessary to maintain the society at versus the other is devoted to values that threaten the order of social structure.

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