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  • William Golding

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    William Golding, bestselling English author, is famous for his dystopian novel, Lord of the Flies, translated into more than thirty-five languages. He is also known for his complex symbolism and themes of the struggle between good and evil. William Golding, born in Cornwall, England on September 19, 1911, was raised in a fourteenth century house located next door to a graveyard. From an early age, Golding believed he would grow up to become an author, unsuccessfully attempting to write a novel

  • Interview with William Golding

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    Interview with William Golding BBC Studio. Present: Leanne Le Poidevin and William Golding Leanne Le Poidevin is interviewing William Golding about his book, Lord Of The Flies. Leanne: Good afternoon Mr. Golding. Mr Golding:Good afternoon to you. Leanne:As we all know, Lord of the flies is about lots of boys trapped on an island. What was the reason of putting just boys on the island? Why were there no girls? Mr Golding:At the time of the book, it was the war. Fighting and arguing

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    'Lord of the Flies' is one of the classics of contemporary British writing. By utilizing a reasonably clear composition style, evading greatly lovely dialect, broad portrayals, and hypothetical intervals, William Golding passes on the novel's focal topics in a figurative way. In 'Ruler of Flies', Golding investigates the wide mixed bag of courses in which people respond to weight, change and push by mixing the novel's characters and items with non-literal essentialness. The key concern of 'Ruler of the

  • William Golding - Lord of the Flies

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    William Golding - Lord of the Flies William Golding William Gerald Golding, born in Cornwall, September 19, 1911, is a prominent English novelist, an essayist and poet, and winner of the 1983 Nobel Prize for literature. Golding's often allegorical fiction makes broad use of allusions to classical literature, mythology, and Christian symbolism. Although no distinct thread unites his novels and his technique varies, Golding deals principally with evil and emerges with what has been characterized

  • Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

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    In William Golding's Lord of the Flies a group of English school boys crash land onto an uninhabited island somewhere in the Mid Atlantic ocean. Ralph, the protagonist and also the elected leader, tries to maintain peace and avoid any calamity on the island. However, Jack is neither willing to contribute nor listen because he is jealous of Ralph and has a sickening obsession with killing boars. Ralph has some good traits that help him maintain peace and balance for a period of time. He is charismatic

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    Lord of the Flies by William Golding Analysis Chapter 1 · Golding establishes immediately the contrast between the savage and the civilized that exists in this new environment for the boys. Freed from adult authority and the mores of society, Ralph plays in the beach naked, a practice commonly associated with uncivilized cultures. Ralph does not panic over the children's abandonment on the island, but rather approaches it as a paradise of freedom in which he can play happily, he shows

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    meaning that is deeper than its literal meaning. In the novel, “Lord of the Flies,” William Golding uses so much symbolism that the novel could arguably be viewed as an allegory, or a writing with a double meaning. While not all of the symbols are very obvious, the novels title for example, a few of them are, for example, the conch shell, the fire and the parachutist are all very prominent symbols used by Golding. In “Lord of the Flies” there are so many different examples of symbolism that could

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    Lord of the Flies by William Golding Through his writing in the book Lord of the Flies, William Golding's view on nature is not as in the plant and tree kind of nature, but on the nature of man at a young age of life. Golding is trying to portray what instincts and desires are like at an early time in a man's life when there are no adults around to help shape those feelings to fit-in with the main stream society that people live in everyday. The nature of man is any and all of the instincts

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a fictional novel highlighting natural characteristics of man kind. The Book was created during the post World War II period. Before creating this novel, William had experience in the navy where he learned of the nature of mankind. The introduction of the book portrays a plane crash where a large group of boys are stranded on an island. Here they grow in character and human instincts such as leadership, brutality, and survival are displayed. With the influence

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    Lord of the Flies by William Golding Lord of the flies was written by William Golding in 1954. It is an enthralling, book that explores the concept of the behaviour of man when he is exempt from society. Golding achieves this by stranding a group of British schoolboys on a secluded island, in the midst of a war. Throughout this period the boys evolve from being civilised and let savagery take over. This book is well written and effectively presents the theme of the story: the evil that