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William Golding Lord Of The Flies Allegorical Essay

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding is an allegorical novel in that it is about characters and objects that represent the novel’s themes and ideas. Lord of the Flies is about a group of boys whose plane crashes on an island. They were sent in an airplane to go to a better school because of their country's war and a nuclear war. On their was to the school the airplane gets broken or shut down and they end up crashing into the island. The island represents the world and the characters represent the various ways that human beings behave throughout the world. William Golding wrote his novel after World War II, and his meaning was to comment on the ways in which people, and governments, can behave savagely. They tried to find a way, but they
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