Lord of the Flies Essay | Student Essay

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The Lord of the Flies; Discord and Strife in Paradise

Summary: Life is beginning to fall apart in the Lord of the Flies island society: Essay evaluates the two most important reasons for this disintegration.
Discord and Strife in Paradise

William Golding's Lord of the Flies takes place during wartime on a tropical island where a group of young boys are stranded after an airplane crash. Life is beginning to fall apart in their society. The two most important reasons for this disintegration are that Jack's savage nature is influencing the boys and that the boys are not putting civility as a priority.

Jack's unruly ways are swaying the thoughts of many boys. When a group of boys are getting ready to tend the fire as rules state, Jack, yelling, "`Come on! I'll creep up and stab-`" (64), persuades them to go hunting with him instead, which results in hefty consequences for the society as a whole- it destroys their chance of rescue. Jack is also a notorious rule-hater when he shouts, "`We don't need the...

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