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Character Conflicts in Lord of the Flies

Summary: Examines character conflicts in William Golding's novel, The Lord of the Flies. Describes the ethical failings of major characters.
."..The shape of a society must depend on the ethical nature of the individual and not on any political system however apparently logical or respectable." What William Golding the author of "The Lord of the Flies" was trying to say in this quote is that political systems cannot govern society effectively without first considering the defects of human nature. All of these defects of mankind are reflected throughout this book. For example, Jack and his tribe represents the evil in every human being and as one can see in the novel the kids start to go from being civilized to savage just as the first inhabitants on earth.

Another important thing that someone might see in the book is that society has invented rules or codes to be followed by everyone in order to prevent anarchy and rebellion. If it were not for...

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