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Lord of the Flies and The Toys of Peace – internal conflict between civilization/savagery

An individual who loses relation with civilization often declines from its firm principles. Mankind’s inclination to regress to savagery is based on the deep-rooted evilness that resides within a person’s nature. The stories Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, and “The Toys of Peace,” by Saki capture this internal conflict between civilization and savagery … Read more

Lord of the Flies

Most human beings tend to always hunt for power, and once they gain power, one wants more. The idea of power struggle is very relevant in this novel. Golding uses Ralph and Jack to show power struggle many times throughout the novel. Ralph and Jack have different opinions between what is good, what is evil, … Read more

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies begins in England during the 2nd World War with pupils from a male primary school being evacuated to a safer location due to enemy bombing. The plane on which they were being evacuated supposedly  got hit by a missile and crashed on an uninhabited island. The pilot didn’t survive the crash … Read more