Destruction In Lord Of The Flies Essay

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In the Lord of the Flies by William Golding, he uses the idea of good and evil throughout the story to describe these kids and one of the ways he does this is through the theme war leads to destruction showing the true inner evil even in the most innocent things in life.He uses the idea of war as his main plot point and the perfect medium to connect the crashing of the plane to being rescued by a naval officer. When the boys crash on the island due to being attacked, they were ironically rescued by a naval officer preparing to go back
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This is the first time jacks true feelings come out and he turns into psycho jack which is connected with the theme. This Scene we get with jack shows the importance of this topic and how it has a deeper meaning.
Jack’s departure from the boys sparks a civil war in between them and ultimately creating a giant war that lead to death of some of the boys. Jacks uprising or rebellion is hinted early in the book but he shows his true side leaving Ralph’s group. This action by jack creates the events of piggy and simons death but creates the reason they are rescued. Jacks new aggression embodies war and destruction itself and is a monster. When jack breaks out against Ralph he not only defeats him but he shows that Ralph is weak eventually taking everyone Ralph has by torture or death.
Nearing the end of the story piggy is killed this is the breaking point for both Ralph and jack and breaks into total war between the two once jack sees his
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