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Summation and Opinion about "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: A summary of the plot and persuasive arguments about "Lord of the Flies," by William Golding. There have been attempts to remove this classic novel from school libraries, and the author argues why this should not occur.
"Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime . . ." -- Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart

The Lord of the Flies by William Golding taught me that reading shouldn't be a punishment, while at the same time, it taught me about life and human nature. The Lord of the Flies motivated me to read then; but when I finished I was eager to read more. I think that everyone who is literate should read this book and experience the pleasure of learning. Unfortunately, having everyone read this book is not in the least bit possible. You can thank all those paranoid fools who are not educated about the book's issues, for challenging and actually banning the Lord of the Flies in some schools.

This book has a simple plot that is expanded upon in great...

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