The Lord Of The Flies

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Nahuel Pittamiglio Mrs. Cohen CP English 10 - G 30 May 2015 Lord of the Flies Research Paper Evils are what drive all of the negative things in society. Characteristics of evil are all around us in our everyday lives. political leaders, celebrities, People we idolize show characteristics of evil. Even small insignificant roles in society hold certain evils in their motives. Throughout this story these evils were for once boldly stated for all to understand. The games the boys play,the fire they set, and their rescue, in the Lord of the flies shows the theme that evil is inside every man. In many instances in the book the boys show the true evils of themselves. Greed, Cruelty, and Irony is key to the entire story. Greed is a huge flaw within some of the characters in Lord of the Flies and Jack, I would say is the biggest culprit of greed. Time and time again in the story he reflected his obsession of having complete power and being the best. He said things like, “Choir! Stand still!” Wearily obedient, the choir huddled into line and stood there swaying in the sun. None the less, some began to protest faintly. “But, Merridew. Please, Merridew. . . can’t we?” (Golding 1) The choir boys can 't even sit down without Jack needing the power to control their actions. In another instance in the book he said, "The circle of boys broke into applause. Even the choir applauded; and the freckles on Jack’s face disappeared under a blush of mortification." (Golding 1) Showing that

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