Lord Of The Flies Critical Analysis

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Lord of the Flies" demonstrates the socio-ethical and political manifestations of anti-utopian conflict. According to the writer, the original disharmony of human nature, tragically compounded by the development of civilization, produces phenomena such as totalitarianism. The novel idea of the power associated with the suppression and destruction of dissenters (hunters, led by Jack). The tragic duality of human nature leads to weakness, hopelessness, lack of understanding (Ralph, Piggy, Simon). The WWII changed the life of William Golding and opened his eyes so that he could see the reality of humanity. William served in the Navy and in this field have succeeded much more than in high school. “It was my turning point, - Golding said, - I began to understand what people are capable of. Where did the WWII start? Did it start because of alien creatures or some inhuman powers? Or was it started by guys with blue clear eyes, hands and humane heart? Therefore, in the novel written in 1954, i.e. in postwar period, William Golding addresses several social issues that regardless of the time and space will always be relevant to the society. The reasons for which they may be relevant are human nature and its defects, which are so clearly and vividly expressed in his work. Ordinary British boys being influenced by circumstances become cruel and ruthless quintessence of themselves, capable of killing another human being. The author assumes that in every person from the very birth there
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