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Fear And Terror In Lord Of The Flies, By William Golding

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Democracy fails to thrive due to people’s lack of participation and propaganda of fear. People take their freedom and liberty for granted, which other can manipulate that, and fall into tyranny. For instance, in Lord of the Flies, the boys prefer hunting and Jack’s leadership over Ralph’s shelters and governing methods. The boys in the story would rather follow a tyrant than living in democratic society because Jack has manipulated the boys to believe he is a great leader. Fear and propaganda is a method that most monarch will use to establish a dictatorship-like society. In the story, Jack uses the beast as a way to sustain his power as a leader; he constantly uses the beast to spread fear throughout the story. If fear and terror is affecting
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