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Essay | Humans' Savage Nature in "Lord of the Flies"

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Humans' Savage Nature in "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: In "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding, the symbols of Jack, hunting, and splitting up of the boys show how the violence and savagery of human nature destroys society and creates chaos.
Human nature and the way people behave can cause problems in society. The flaws of human nature are shown in the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding. In this novel, a group of young boys stranded on an island during a time of nuclear war have to deal with the "defects" in human nature, which leads to chaos. Of the boys, Jack becomes jealous of Ralph being chief and is the first to turn savage and a problem in society. Golding attempts to show how the violence and savagery in human nature brings about the downfall of society through the symbols of Jack, hunting, and the splitting up of the boys.

As the novel progresses Jack becomes more and more savage, becoming the cause of the fall of the society and representing the evils of human nature. While hunting, Jack...

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