Comparing The Most Dangerous Game And Lord Of The Flies

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Three reasons “Lord of the Flies” and “The Most Dangerous Game” can be understood as an example of human nature are as follows: “Lord of the Flies” demonstrates how quickly people can lose social order when their lives are put at risk. At first, when the boys are on the Island, they establish a government so they can stay organized. This quickly fails when Jack doesn’t agree with who should be leader and he starts a separatist movement with his “hunters.” Order fails, and the evil within the boys starts to come out in a very primitive manner. This is similar to “The Most Dangerous Game” where Rainsford refuses to hunt another person, and is forced to fight for his life against the General. Rainsford must think like an animal in order to survive,

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