William Golding 's Lord Of The Flies

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Essay Outline – Unit 11 Introductory paragraph: Topic Sentence (includes the book title and author) The novel Lord of the flies by William Golding is a type of literature that revolves around an anti-war theme. Main Points that will be discussed in the essay presented in order of weakest to strongest: 1. Lord of the flies was written during WWII and one of the manifestations is the dead man in the parachute presumably a victim of a bombed plane. 2. Faction among the group which is similar to division in society when people fail to listen and understand each other but keep on pushing their own interests and beliefs. 3. War-like attitude from Jack and his boys as an innate hunger for power and greed which is usually the root cause of war against countries. State the thesis: William Golding has created an anti-war piece of literature to demonstrate how greed, selfishness, hunger for power, corruption in all forms can cause faction among society, civil unrest and eventually lead to war within a nation and in the world. Body paragraph 1 (Strong argument): Topic Sentence: This novel was written during WWII and one can deduce that the war is the reason why the boys were on the plane and it is the cause of death of the man on the parachute. Fact 1- Example 1 - It was concluded that the setting of the novel took place during the second world war because of Piggy’s statement when he first met Ralph “We was attacked!” “When we was coming down, I

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