Essays Tagged: "Coral Island"

A review of "Lord of the Flies"

Golding, an adventure and suspense story, is written in 1857. The story sets on an deserted Pacific coral island. A group of school boys are marooned on this island after a plane crash on a trip to Au ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

conflict between the character Jack and Ralph in Goldings " Lord of the Flies"

he boys haveconsidered the savage life? Ralph's early comparison of the island to Treasure Island orCoral Island was a far cry from what they experienced. The savage instinct gains controlof Jack. Ral ...

(3 pages) 86 1 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Lord of the Flies Critical Analysis

Lord of the Flies written by William Golding puts a twist on another novel called Coral Island. Stranded on a dessert island, a group of boys has to learn how to survive. Ralph, a fa ...

(3 pages) 68 1 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lord of the Flies

lph? Was Golding's biggest literary debt owed to R. M. Ballantyne's children's adventure story, The Coral Island, or to Euripides's classic Greek tragedy, The Bacchae?Though the popularity of Golding' ...

(1 pages) 13 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Perceptiveness on civilization and savagery of human nature reflected from william golding's lord of the flies

purpose. The Lord of the Flies is a sarcastic imitation of the popular 19th century adventure story Coral Island by R.M.Ballantyne. In Ballantyne's tale, a group of shipwrecked English boys reach a tr ... 00 years, but the numerous disasters and crises the Western society had undergone made the story of Coral Island shallow and hypocritical, sensitive intellectuals were thrown into deep disillusionment ...

(80 pages) 133 0 4.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

"Lord of the Flies" Essential Question: How did Golding's biography re-shape or affect your interpretation of the novel?

ing the story that he chose that situation mainly because he had been interested in stories such as Coral Island, and Tarzan of the Apes as a child. These stories, however, had the common idea of a pu ...

(2 pages) 1122 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding