Lord of the Flies Essay | Student Essay

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Lord of the Flies: Response to Literature

Summary: A basic comparison of Lord of the Flies to other books and the movie.
Lord of the Flies, William Golding's first novel, received exceptional reviews when it published in 1954. It told the story of a group of British boys who were stranded on a deserted island and their desperate fight for survival. The struggle for power and leadership among them unleashed the savagery within. This eventually split the unity of the boys- leaving one side the primitive hunters; the other side the few who still believed in civilized manners. In the end, all were chasing down the one who was left with the burden of civilization and the fire that was to destroy him brought rescue to them all.

One significant event that happened through the book is the murder of Piggy and the destruction of the conch. This event showed how the boys are enslaved to the real barbarism that was triggered when they accidentally killed...

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