Lord Of The Flies Critical Analysis

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Imagine being stuck on an island without no adults. It would be hard to create a society at such a young age. Would you be able to survive? Lord of the Flies by William Golding is about a group of British boys who get stranded on an island. They struggle to survive and created a stable system until rescuers come to save them. The boys began to lose their humanity and sense of civilization which leads to them eventually turning into savages. The behavior of the boys, throughout their time on the island, supports the idea that humanity is inherently evil because the boys' will to survive causes them to kill, become savages and act as the beast. The boys taught themselves to kill other living organisms in order to survive. In the text, the boys hunt for pigs in order to eat and were successful. This was a big achievement since this was the first hunt they actually caught something. “They surrounded the convert...the snow fell and the hunters hurled themselves at her. [stabbing until] the sow collapsed under them” (LOTF<135). Over the course of a few months and many trials and error, the boys, specially Jack’s group, learned to perfect the technique. After killing pigs for food, the boys began to have a thirst to hunt to the beast and kill it. At Jack's feast, the boys saw the beast emerge from the forest and began to attack savagely. “At once the crowd surged after it. Leapt on the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore...its blood staining the sand ” (LOFT,153). The harsh

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