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Social Allegory in Lord of the Flies

Summary: Discusses the book, Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Considers its relevance as social allegory and how it relates to the corruption of power.
Hitler, Mussolini, Fidel Castro, and Joseph Stalin. What do all these dictators have in common? They where corrupted with absolute power. This was also shown in Lord of the Flies by William Golding when Jack was given power of the island and concurred who ever got in his way by killing Simon, overthrowing Ralph, and using Piggy. Over time it has been evident that absolute power corrupts absolutely.

In Lord of the Flies Simon represents humanity. In this story he never does anything wrong and supports Ralph in his "Democracy." When ever the kids are scarred or need support its Simon who helps them. Simon is always supportive and humane. In chapter nine Jack or the dictator of the island is having a feast trying to make his tribe look great. This is used much like propaganda is by dictators trying to hind...

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