Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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A novel, Lord of the Flies is written by William Golding in 1954. Background Information The author of this book, William Gerald Golding was born in Cornwall, England, in 1911. He graduated Oxford University. Also he had experience in teaching in school he could have been easy to set the character with young kids in the story. He had written many books before Lord of the Flies and he awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. William has an experience of being a Navy in World Wall Ⅱ, he could describe well in the story. In 1993 he ended up his life. Main Characters There are many characters in the book but especially Ralph, Piggy, Jack and Simon are the main in the book. First of all when the plan was crashed in island he was one of the oldest people and became the leader. They were all by self without the adults they would needed the leader so Ralph became the leader. Later he met the fat boy Piggy, wearing glasses although he does not wanted to call like Piggy which was his nickname but every child in the island they all teased him. Piggy was easy target to tease by people but he...

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