Dramatic Irony In Lord Of The Flies

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William Golding's Lord of the Flies, shows us young boys stranded on an island and what is needed to survive. In chapter nine betrayal must have been the first thing Simon thought, When his only friends were the ones to take his life. The ones closest to you may be the ones to betray you. Golding uses dramatic irony to show how unlucky simon was, Due to the fact that he was killed by his friends yet they did not know who he was.This dramatic irony better shows and helps to hint at betrayal. For example “Simon was crying out something out about a dead man on the hill” (Golding,152) This is dramatic irony because they don’t know that they are killing simon. This shows and better illustrates that even the ones closest to you can be the ones
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