Civilization

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Over time there have been many different civilizations. Civilizations rise and then they fall. Civilizations need to have a common goal. Without a common goal a civilization will disintegrate. An example of this is the North and South during the civil war. They both wanted different things and neither side would compromise. This eventually led to a war and the South being defeated. In Golding’s, Lord of the Flies, it is suggested that without a common goal or compromise towards that goal a civilization cannot survive. Golding shows throughout the book how people have different views within a civilization. In the book one of the boys, Jack was always very focused on hunting. When the boys were chasing a pig Jack starts a chant, “Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Bash her in” (Golding 76). This shows how focused Jack was on hunting. It also shows one of the boys views on what must happen on the island. He believed the boys should just eat meat and have fun. Another boy on the island and the chief of the island is Ralph. His sole focus is to escape the island. For this to...

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