“We all have good and evil inside us.It's what side we choose to follow that defines who we are”-J.K. Rowling William Golding wrote Lord of the Flies during a time of conflict and war. In response to all the conflict Golding wrote Lord of the Flies, a book about kids that crash landed on an island and how the isolation affects them. Golding wrote Lord of the Flies to tell that humans are corrupted to evil or forced to be good based by their surroundings. Jack a character in the book is an example
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.
The Lord of the Flies by William Golding is an allegory for society, more specifically a glimpse of different governmental structures and their unique characteristic. The main characters showcase these different types of leadership therefore fully examining them will create a solid reinforcement of how eventually a government can become misguided. This essay will deconstruct Ralph as a passionate democratic politician and Jack as an eventual totalitarian figurehead. Deconstructing these to characters