Lord of the Flies2

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Trapped on an Island In society human beings have developed morals and ways of life that set them apart from savage creatures. William Golding’s story Lord of the Flies, deals with young men shedding their morality to maintain a society that is capable of surviving. In this tale of human survival Golding selects symbols on an island to represent themes. Of the many symbols he uses, the stripping of the cloths, a conch shell, …

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…to survive. The only reason humans are predominately civilized is because we have evolved to conform to a society with rules and a refined way acting. We are able to rely on so many people around us if we are in trouble. If we were to loose communication with those people today, it would be us that would soon be wearing war paint. Works Cited Golding, William. Lord of the Flies. New York: Perigee Books, 1954.