Man's true nature. A Paper over the destruction of man involving the books, Grendel by John Gardner, 1984 by George Orwell, and Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

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Man's True Nature

Madonna states that she is a material girl which lives in a material world. Our world has transformed into a superficial mess. Countries are trying to civilize themselves to survive in the world we have today. It is a continuous cycle where only the fittest survive. Today, having the most money, the largest defense system, and the largest number of loyal followers are the corrupt values of humans. Farms are shrinking as well as natural rain forests and resources. As a result, historic culture is disappearing at the same time. Living a materialistic life has been a tradition passed down from ages. All humans live for is desires and sinful behavior. Once the ideas were started, stopping such a way of life is very difficult. Man has proceeded to remain unchanged. It acts a hole- a hole that symbolizes materialism, sin, desires, and destruction being dig by an egocentric society.

In the novel 1984 by George Orwell, it shows how a corrupt government can destroy and conquer its members. The Party does its best by brain wash everyone into supporting it. When one resists these directions, force is used along with abuse and torture. Grendel, the main character and the title of the novel by John Gardner, throws himself into the early life of the Anglo-Saxon society. Men abuse their neighbors, cheat on their wives, and destroy the earth around them. There is no respect for anyone or anything. Their desires and wishes become to center of which the society revolves around. The society in Lord of the Flies by William Golding reflects the one of Anglo-Saxon. Children are stranded on a deserted island and start to form their own civilization. Here, the natural instincts of man are revealed. The majority of the children follow after...