living without supervision

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Lord of the flies essay



Living Without Supervision

Lord of the Flies, as some people generalize as a Dystopian novel, is William Golding first book. Tells the story about a group of young British boys who got themselves stuck on a desert island. They have a difficult time dealing with their day to day lives on the island. The boys face a lot of problems throughout the book towards how things should done, who should be the leaders, what are the rules the boys most follow, so they can have a peaceful life, those are the kind of questions on what the theme is constructed.

They boys have a hard time dealing with what happened but they quickly manage to find someone to guide them, and they choose Ralph to be their leader. One of the most especific themes that stood up in the book was the will to power, bacause although they already had someone to lead them, they always question if what Ralph was saying was he wiser or better idea.

Ralph and Jack, one of the member of the boys choir, was the one that wanted to take Ralph spot instead of helping him guide the boys, he had the disire to punish anyone who broke his rule, but he would break them himself. ''We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything."(Golding 39). As mentioned before Jack wanted to take Ralph's stop as a leader, he was really mean and arrogant towards the other boys on the group and he thought that it was good enough to be the leader "I ought to be chief," said Jack with simple arrogance, "because...