Why recommend Lord of the Flies?
Lord of the Flies was a great book that everyone should read because it has great characters, symbolism and explores human nature. Piggy represents technology. He symbolizes science and rationality. All in all Golding shows the world that their is always evil and that their is no way to escape it since it is inside us.
Why do you think that Golding chose to set Lord of the Flies on an island How does it help to convey the main themes?
So he chose to write his own island novel to show what he believed might really happen to a group of boys stranded on an island. The island also allows Golding to create a microcosm, literally a “small world,” to show how people behave.
Why do you like Lord of the Flies?
Verdict: It is very unusual that I write so many points about one book,but The Lord of the Flies is a masterpiece for so many reasons.It is a book upon which Golding has put much effort; it is a quick and very intense read; it is perfectly structured and beautifully narrated; its freshness is everlasting; it is …
Is Lord of the Flies hard to read?
No, not difficult to read, per se. Difficult to stay focused, I think…But I like what one commented said: Being mindful of the over arching plot, and letting that alone drive my focus. Lord of the Flies is very intentionally the opposite of a grand adventure.
What is the moral of the Lord of the Flies?
William Golding, 1983. “The theme is an attempt to trace the defects of society to the defects of human nature. The moral is that the shape of a society must depend on the ethical nature of the individual and not on any political system however apparently logical or respectable.”
How is innocence lost in Lord of the Flies?
In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding when the boys are taken away from the influence of society they lose their innocence and revert to darker more primitive ways to achieve power such as murder. Therefore the death of Simon symbolizes the death of innocence.
What does the loss of innocence mean?
A “loss of innocence” is a common theme in fiction, pop culture, and realism. It is often seen as an integral part of coming of age. It is usually thought of as an experience or period in a person’s life that leads to a greater awareness of evil, pain and/or suffering in the world around them.