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Evil Lord Of The Flies Analysis

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According to William Golding, evil is intrinsic to human beings. In other words, evil is an instinct to mankind and is a part of human nature. Evil is concealed inside of human beings and it will be revealed in extreme situations after certain experiences. In Lord of the Flies, the boys are in the same situation of being stuck on an island. All of the boys benefit from mocking and teasing Piggy because he is physically inferior. There are many examples, such as “shut up fatty,” “he’s not fatty, his real name is Piggy!” (Golding 20). Simon’s death was also an example of evil being intrinsic to humans. The boys thought Simon was the beast and attacked him. The boys were carried away and committed the act of murder, which is considered to be
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