The Themes Of Evil In Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

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In the book ‘Lord of the Flies” by William Golding the theme is, there is evil in all of us. This is the theme because of the destructive nature of Jack’s gang, the murder that brought out the group's evil, and the tribe’s habits of killing animals for sport. In the book their children around the age 6­ to 12 that are stranded on a island by plane crash. As these children search the island they discover there are no surviving adults to lead them to survive. Because of that Ralph is elected leader, he was best fit for the job and with his lead the survivors survived peacefully for a while until one of the kids named Jack who was a bit power hungry and bored of doing boring work to survive got some kids and convinced them to join him in having…show more content…
So he gathers a small group of irresponsible children and makes his own tribe. His tribe is called the Hunters. With all this power he eventually ends up taking and hurting Ralph's group for no reason. This happened in Chapter 10 on page 199 “the whole shelter exploded into light ...the fight rolled over him. The shelter collapsed with smothering finality., and anonymous shapes made there way to the dark.... His left hand dangled piggy's glasses.” so the hunters badly beat Ralph and his people, who do not even know why they were attacked, they would have gladly shared the fire with the other boys so they did not need to steal piggy's glasses to make fire. This proves the theme because raiding the group instead of asking the group for glasses to make a fire is crude nature the choice of choosing to destroy the camp is destructive nature…show more content…
Simon before he was murdered had solved the case of the "monster in the cave" which was really just a surviving adult that was insured and moaning in pain. Once Simon figured this out he ran to Jack's group, Jacks groups was startled by this unidentified figure running at them. There savage environment didn't make them think of investigating the object running towards them so instead Jack ordered everyone to attack the object. Be for they realized that it was Simon he was stabbed multiple times and died instantaneously. This is in page 154 it says "Surrounded by a fringe of inquisitive bright creatures, itself a silver shape beneath the steadfast constellations, Simon's dead body moved out toward the open sea".This murder that was totally avoidable brought the evil out of the little children and lead them to murdering another survivor in cold
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