people to do things that in normality, they would never normally do. Lord of the Flies is an allegory written by William Golding to exemplify fear and its effect. Golding also uses the books to symbolize the events of World War II. The characters in the book point back to important figures of the war with actions what match up in ways to show how impactful the war was.
Night and day; water and fire; yin and yang. For ages, humans have conformed to this innate state of balance between opposites. However, this reliance on strict perceptions of contrasting forces may not always be resolute, as is in the case of good and evil. There is often uncertainty over where one becomes the other and many question the existence of the two states altogether, believing that humans are either intrinsically good or evil. Philosophers and authors alike, such as Thomas Hobbes and John