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An Analysis of Lord of the Flies

Summary: Discusses the William Golding novel, Lord of the Flies. Analyzes the theme of power and man versus man. Describes the conflicts faced by characters in the text.
What happens when a group of sheltered school boys are stranded on a deserted island? All hell breaks lose. In the novel Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, the author presents a constant question of power and illustrates man vs. man as one major theme in this novel.

Once the boys in this novel are acquainted and realize they are alone the question of power is posed. Who will be the leader? The conflict of appointing the chief's position is one of the first examples of man vs. man. In this instance the man vs. man is Ralph vs. Jack. Ralph and Jack are the most reasonable candidates for chief. The choice comes to who brought order the boys in the first place, Ralph. Being the levelheaded and fair person Ralph is, he gives Jack the power over the choir who...

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