Lord of the Flies Essay | Breaking Away

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Breaking Away

Summary: Lord of the Flies by George Orwell tries to show that the adolescentboys behave destructively to merge with their own kind and break away from adult regulations."Teenager are not trying to be like adults; they are trying to contrast themselves with adults." As P. Townsen states, adolescents are not ."..longing for the power and privilege of adulthood," on the contrary, they are actually doing all that is possible to become independent from the adult world.
Adolescence is a time when teen's behavior undergoes changes. During this period in life, they must make decisions, make mistakes, and choose between the path of being well-behaved or becoming a follower of wrong-doing. Unfortunately, many adolescents choose to become the disciples of unlawful activities, transgression, and destruction. According to P. Townsen, ."..they [teenagers] are trying to contrast themselves with adults...showing their loyalty to their own group and their disdain for adult rules," by acting in an improper manner against adult laws. As proved by contemporary society and literature in Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, adolescents behave destructively to merge with their own kind and break away from adult regulations.

Nowadays, teenagers get tangled up in various types of problems to be able to blend with the crowd that they can associate themselves with. To fulfill their need to belong, teens become involved with gangs...

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