Why Do We Exist In Lord Of The Flies

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Since the beginning of time, many people have raised the question of whether or not evil exists within humans. William Golding brings forward this question in his novel called Lord of the Flies. This novel sets out when three boys from England are on a flight and plane and their plane crashes, leaving them stranded alone on an island with no adults. They are left to fend for themselves. Golding cleverly uses a conch shell as a symbol in this novel to show the idea of fellowship. The three young boy’s developing connection explains William Golding’s idea that humans beings will err and become evil minded if they are deprived of authority.

When the boys first discover the Conch shell, it brings about unity between them. Ralph spots the

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