Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

875 Words Jun 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
“People’s character is their behaviour - we’re all capable of good and evil” (Bertie Carvel). There’s a story everybody is familiar with and it 's about the story of Lucifer. Lucifer was once a perfect angel he was above every other angel in heaven. Due to time he became jealous of God and wanted to be worshipped like him. God gave Lucifer many chances to return to him but he refused to admit he was wrong. Lucifer was thrown from Heaven along with the angels who followed him. In Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Jack started off as a reasonable boy, but towards the middle he wanted a lot of power,and wanted to be chief. He made people turn their backs on Ralph. That shows Jack was capable of good and evil. Even though evil turned out to lead them to their rescue there are many life teaching lessons we can learn from Lord of the Flies. The three main lessons the people can learn from Lord of the Flies are to be civilized you need rules, if the leader fails, then society will fall, power of fear could change you. The first lesson that the reader learns is to be civilized you need rules. For example, when the boys broke rules, “We chose those rocks right along beyond the bathing pool as a lavatory. That was sensible too. The tide cleans the place up.(p.80)”. The boys are breaking even the simplest of rules and the island is turning chaotic. The boys advance towards their time on the island as individuals driven by wants and needs instead of doing what 's good for the…
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