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Homo Sapiens Disorder in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Examines the portrayal of humanity in a negative way in the "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding, by using symbolism.
All people suffer from a horrible, sometimes deadly disease (called / I like to call) Homo Sapiens Disorder. William Golding wrote about some British boys, who were abandoned on an island, and "try to construct a civilization on the island; but it breaks down in blood and terror because the boys are suffering from a terrible disease of being human" (qtd. by Hamilton 2). The book he wrote in which he wrote about these boys is "Lord of the Flies," which is a horribly graphic book, but also has a great deepness and symbolism to it. Three of the symbols in the book, the ocean, the scar, and the beast, really convey the symptoms of being human.

The island these boys are on is an island, so naturally, it is surrounded by an ocean. The ocean is the thing in the story that keeps...

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