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Essay | The End of Innocence in Lord of the Flies

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The End of Innocence in Lord of the Flies

Summary: Examines the William Golding novel, Lord of the Flies. Discusses the `end of innocence' in the novel. Describes how and why it happens. Provides supporting selected evidence from the novel.
"Ralph wept for the end of innocence. The darkness of man's hearts..."

Discuss the `end of innocence' in the novel. How does it happen and why? Fully support your answers with selected evidence from the novel.

Lord of the Flies By William Golding takes the responder on a journey that narrates a "coming of age", the experience of a group of young boys through the breakdown of structure and the boys reverting to savagery, Golding shows the inherent evil that is within mankind and explores the `loss of innocence' for which Ralph weeps. This essay will develop this idea through the following incidents and events of the text:

The Significance of Golding choosing Ralph to be the character who weeps for the `loss of innocence' can be explored in his relationships with Simon and Piggy as well as his leadership qualities...

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