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  • Key Concept To Innate Human Evil
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    William Goldning's Lord of the Flies is an allegorical novel where literary techniques are utilized to convey the main ideas and themes of the novel. Two important central themes of the novel includes loss of civilization and innocence which tie into the concept of innate human evil. Loss of civilization is simply the transition from civilization to savagery; order to chaos. The concept of loss of innocence is a key concept to innate human evil because childhood innocence is disrupted as the gro...
  • True Evil In Golding Book
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    What do you think are the main themes of the story Identify and discuss them. In a publicity questionnaire, Golding described the theme of Lord Of The Flies as follows: The theme is an attempt to trace the defects of society back to the defects of human nature... The whole book is symbolic in nature". In other words Golding sees the main theme of his book as the nature of man and the reflection of the human personality on society. The book explores the inner conflicts of man in which one discove...
  • Boys About Beast
    576 words
    Since the days of Adam, Eve and the serpent, society has had traces of evil even in the most perfect people. Today society is mounted with problem upon problem; essentially this supports the fact that man is inherently evil, as man's evil is what causes the problems. The novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding presents a group of British boys beached on a tropical deserted island to illustrate the malicious nature of mankind. Lord of the Flies deals with the changes the boys undergo as they g...
  • Pride Of His Prays Blood
    299 words
    Creative Writing: The Ghost and His soul Nowhere, a place to live a life so full of destruction that time never seems to take place a bleaching of disaster reaches out of the hole of hell to seize any frightful body a whispering ghost sits upon a rotted out log stump to tell a tale never told before the beast was the soul of the darkened phantom that roved the area in hate upon a mid morning rain a beast no more mere than the size of a 2000 pound bolder prowled to feast was his mind set and to a...
  • Boys On The Island
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    THE BEAST Throughout the novel Lord Of The Flies, the boys on the island are constantly faced with various fears. However there is nothing on the island which they fear more than the beast. In Lord Of The Flies, the theme of the beast is extremely important. The beast represents the way in which man will try to convince himself that there is no evil inside of him by making someone or something else seem to be the cause for the evil. There are many examples of evidence to support this throughout ...
  • Evil Fear The Good Beast
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    Throughout Chapters six, seven, and eight, Golding focusing on Simon for being unique, and different from the other boys. He depicts Simon as a black sheep in which the other boy's dislike. One such example is that the other boy's are always making fun of him, and despite that, Simon never retaliates with returning verbal attacks. One big difference in Simon from the other boy's, is that Simon does not fear the beast. Simon knows that beast is the evil within, but Simon is pure. Simon is also al...
  • Ultimate Evil Through Symbolism
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    Throughout the book "lord of the flies" golding tries to illustrate his arguments and theories of humans ultimate evil through symbolism. In this essay I will explain how golding tries to warp are minds through symbolism into believe the lies he is tries to tell us, in this case the conch, the fire and the pigs head. The conch from the very beginning, "a conch he called it. He used to blow it and then his mum would come. It's ever so valuable" (as he later realised). It is a symbol of democratic...

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