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Essay | The Transformation Into Savagery in "Lord of the Flies"

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The Transformation Into Savagery in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Examines William Golding's novel "Lord of the Flies" to show how the island as a microcosm acts as a representation of today's society, and illustrate how humans are reduced to savages when they are taken away from modern society.
Attack of the apes! After studying evolution, one may believe that humans evolved from cavemen, a prehistoric or primitive human that lived in caves. These cavemen were believed to be savages. They were extremely barbaric when hunting for animals and in the killing of their own kind. In today's society, humans have evolved from cavemen into a more civilized and calm stature appropriate for a healthy lifestyle. However, at times, humans can still be reduced to savages in various situations when taken away from their normal surroundings. In William Golding's "Lord of the Flies", the island on which the children live is a microcosm of today's world and it contains a bleak picture of society. Golding shows that even after the years of evolution, when humans are taken away from modern society they are still reduced to savages. This was displayed...

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