Human Nature In Lord Of The Flies Essay

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William Golding’s Lord of the flies: Human nature, conveying morals, being the ‘darkness of man’s heart’, the Golding’s insights are brought up by evil behavior and shameful morals. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted “World peace” Martin Luther King Jr. wanted world peace just like the rest of the six billion of us. Golding wanted us to realize the evil that lies inside all of us, not peace. William Golding wrote Lord of the flies to enable us with a an understanding of “human nature”. So we ask ourselves, what are we humans? animals? savages? Or maybe, it’s only Us. “Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy...” William Golding’s Lord of the flies uses children because they develop to their natural instincts, evil over good. Most of the boys see the beast as a…show more content…
is a comparison of Ralph in this novel, one of Martin’s quotes was “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Ralph believed in order, civilization and peace, while the others wanted survival the savage way with power. Jack's passion for power is known when he says; 'I ought to be chief because I'm chapter chorister and head boy'. In the Lord of the Flies, Golding takes literary method of reviewing human rights through psychological insights. The boys are led to the development of a “religion” under Jack's leadership for largely personal selfishness gain. He is prevented from his attempt to gain power in civilized, orderly society and takes resort to the traits of his nature; dark means for gaining power. He is overcome by adult-free society and controls the savages. Passion focuses on powerful emotions like drive, motivation, etc. Drive and motivation inspire him to leadership. Passion also persuades hostility in his unconscious mind and makes it a conscious motive. Darkness cannot drive out Darkness, only light
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