Lord of the Flies Essay | Good vs. Evil in Lord of the Flies

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Good vs. Evil in Lord of the Flies

Summary: Good vs. Evil in Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

In literature today, we can see that themes are the base of any novel and they are key in developing the story. In Lord of the Flies by William Golding, we can see the use of such thematic writing. Read symbolically Lord of the Flies develops the main theme of good versus evil. William Golding shows this in the examples of fear of the unknown, Ralph versus Jack, and civilization versus savagery.

To begin the exploration of good versus evil in Lord of the Flies, one can examine the fear of the unknown that is seen throughout this story. One of the biggest fears that the boys face on the island is the fact that they are stranded and alone. "`Then we'll have to look after ourselves.'" (Golding 22) At first, the boys enjoy being without adults. As time passes though, the...

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