Doing The Right Thing In Lord Of The Flies Essay

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While They didn't start out doing the right thingThe Christmas Carol has a lot of examples of being morally responsible and also doing the right thing in the end, along with lord of the flies. Christmas carols are morally responsible and do the right thing. The christmas carol starts off with scrooge not being nice but then he has a change of heart eventually when the ghosts of christmas past visit him and take him through his past, his present and his future. I chose Lord Of the flies from the literature we read this year because human nature was a big theme in Lord of the flies. The lord of the flies has a lot of examples of doing the right thing and being responsible. An example of this is Ralph because he was always a good leader and he kept the group in hope of them being rescued. A quote that would express this would be “We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything. So we've got to do the right thing. He always believed that they should be doing the right things. I wouldn't say that Lord of the Flies was entirely doing the right thing the whole time, but Ralph tried to keep them from doing the wrong things. …show more content…

Scrooge was always judgemental and gave everyone he could a hard time. Eventually that changed and I would say that in the end Scrooge decided to do the right thing. Here is a quote from the excerpt given of Scrooge not doing the right thing but everyone else around him is “I wish to be left alone,'' said Scrooge. “Since you ask me what I wish, gentlemen, that is my answer. I don't make merry myself at Christmas and I can't afford to make idle people merry.” This comes to show that Scrooge was very lonely and grumpy. Scrooge wasn't morally doing the right thing. He could have chosen to be merry and give merry back but he

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