Change In Lord Of The Flies Essay

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Change is a natural part of life, something that is guaranteed to happen. For some people, change does not really affect them, but some people just can not adapt to changes like others can. In the book “Lord of the Flies”, William Golding tells a story about a group of civilized children who transform into complete savages. In the novel, a plane filled with young boys crashes on a deserted island and at first are normal civilized people who just want to get rescued. First, the boys try to gain shelter and gather materials. Early in the story it says, “The palms that still stood made a green roof, covered on the underside with a quivering tangle of reflections from the lagoon” (Golding 12). That quote reveals how the boys were just trying to find shelter and find the best way for them to get rescued. Next, another part of the story shows that the children are thinking of ways that they will get rescued. Ralph says, “He’s a commander in the Navy. When he gets leave he’ll come and rescue us” (Golding 13). It is shown there that Ralph and the other kids are trying to get rescued and they do not want to stay on the island. To conclude, at the beginning of the novel the boys are very civilized and reasonable. Midway through the book, something kicks into the boys and their mindset begins…show more content…
In the beginning of the story the young group of kids crash on to an island and they start to set up a civilization with no adults. As the book goes on the kids start to lose control of themselves and they start acting like animals. Finally, in the end of the book William Golding, clearly shows that the kids are no longer civilized and that they have no morals anymore. So it is now shown that change is a part of life and no matter who it is or how old he or she is, it is bound to
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