Good And Evil Lord Of The Flies

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The question of “good and evil” and it’s relevance pertaining to society today is paramount to maintaining a structured, and functioning society. How does one define such a subjective issue. Unfortunately we can only speculate as to what we believe to be right or wrong, and Golding sprinkles his opinion in amidst the story quite ambiguously. I believe that Golding wrote his novel with the view of Thomas Hobbes in mind. He took the innocence of children and allowed his fictional characters to slip into chaos and violence, despite the positive influence that Ralph and Piggy bring to the table. In William Golding’s novel ‘Lord of the Flies’, there are suggestive themes that not only support the inherent ‘evilhuman nature theory, by utilizing
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