Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Lord of the Flies

The 1954 novel “The Lord of the Flies" by William Golding is a tragic tell of young men and boys castaway on a tropic island during the tale end of
 an unspecified War. The beginning of their ordeal is a grand adventure on a “good Island” but as time wears on, the tribe of boys splits into two separate groups, the old tribe and the hunters. Soon the tribes are in a warring state over their different ideals and their inability to reach a common ground. 

The book graphically tells the story of the descent from a fledgling society to savagery and the battle of the wills of power. The “Lord of the Flies” is a timeless novel easily applied to current events. I found it action-packed with vivid descriptions of human emotions. The boys believe that the island is home to a “Beast” and the author's depiction of fear and terror of the boys is shocking.

I hope that this story will be read again and again.

I chose to live with the constraints of the “Conch”

Bryan R

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