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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

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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

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    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

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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

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    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

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    Lord of the Flies by William Golding What is human nature? How does William Golding use it in such a simple story of English boys to precisely illustrate how truly destructive humans can be? Golding was in World War Two, he saw how destructive humans can be, and how a normal person can go from a civilized human beign into savages. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding uses the theme of human nature to show how easily society can collapse, and how self-destructive human nature is. Throughout

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    portrayed in the William Golding's infamous novel, Lord of the Flies, when the horrendous crash of an airplane penetrates the island's serenity and disrupts the air with the crackling sounds of the blazing fire. William Golding uses the "beast" to return the boys of the island to their primal instincts, contributing to his commentary on human nature. The beast symbolizes the growing fear that lies dormant, deep in the children’s souls and turns the boys into uncivilized beings. William Golding uses the

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    The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    lush jungle setting of the island, and there is a lagoon surrounded by a reef with water “warmer…than blood (Golding 12).” And the most lucrative and exciting part for the schoolboys is that there are no grownups on the island (Golding 8). At first, being stranded on an uninhabited, tropical islet might sound fun. In the fictional novel, The Lord of the Flies by William Golding, however, Golding seeks to “trace the defects of society through the defects in human nature (Epstein 204).” Shortly after arriving

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    The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

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    The book, The Lord of The Flies, was written in 1954 by author William Golding. It is about a large group of British school boys who are stranded on a deserted island all by themselves. They must learn to survive by themselves even though they are such a young age. Many scholars or teachers have read this book, and may see different views, meanings, and beliefs that they feel this story could actually be about. The book shows many things that can be related to the author life or views, time period

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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

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