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A Critical Study on William Golding’S Novel ‘Lord of the Flies’ |

Vandna Hooda, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


In Lord ofthe Flies, British schoolboys are stranded on a tropical island. In anattempt to recreate the culture they left behind, they elect Ralph tolead, with the intellectual Piggy ascounselor. But Jack wantsto lead, too, and one-by-one, he lures the boys from civility and reason to thesavage survivalism of primeval hunters. In Lord of the Flies, WilliamGolding gives us a glimpse of the savagery that underlies even the mostcivilized human beings.