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Lord of the Flies

Summary: Lord of the Flies is a novel about human characteristics, and the nature of humans. William Golding portrays the need for cvilization by using a deserted island as the setting, where three boys are left up to their own devises.
Lord of the Flies is a novel about human characteristics, and the nature of humans. William Golding had a purpose for writing this novel, he wanted to get through to people that there is potential evil in everyone. This is portrayed through boys who are supposed to be at the highest class of society. They are British school boys who were brought up to be well bread, civilized members of society. While on the island they act very immature which brings out their evil side. In the novel the boys are in a plane when it crashes on a deserted island. The only adult that was on the plane is dead. They must try to fend for themselves. While they are on this island their true colours come through and these well brought up school boys become savages and the society they create collapses.

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