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Being rescued Labeled a parable an allegory a myth a morality tale a parody a political treatise even a vision of the apocalypse Lord of the Flies is perhaps our most memorable novel about “the end of innocence the darkness of man’s heart They accepted the pleasures of morning the bright sun the whelming sea and sweet air as a time when play was good and life so full that hope was not necessary and therefore forgotten So this was a book many people had to read when they went to school and in some way this already says a lot about Lord of the Flies Like so many of the books that are reuired to be read during people s educational careers this one wasn t only full of serious topics but also dealt with ethical valuesI mean we have boys between the ages of 6 and 12 who are stranded on an island after they had a plane crash There is no adult who would force them to stay in line there is no authority that would tell them what s right or wrong They are left to their own devices and even though they were doing as good as you would expect schoolboys to do they still were fairly decent at the beginning of the book I agree with Ralph We ve got to have rules and obey them After all we re not savages We re English and the English are the best at everything So we ve got to do the right things Oh how often I thought back to this uote when I read on with horror every new chapter revealing another aspect of the dark abyss of human kind The morale dilemma of Ralph and Piggy was so intense that I couldn t help but feel with them whenever something bad and terrible happened They were the only ones that tried to get order into the chaos but on an island without any rules only the strongest remain I got you meat Numberless and inexpressible frustrations combined to make his rage elemental and awe inspiring I painted my face I stole up Now you eat all of you and I The fight of savageness vs civilisation was so tangible it hurt and I constantly found myself sitting at the edge of my seat hoping against all hope that civilisation would actually win It doesn t take a genius to know that it didn t Why hold on to moral standards Why listen to reason if you can have a kingdom of your own Why should you accept someone else s opinion if you re stronger and can force them to obey your own rules You know it better than the others right If I blow the conch and they don t come back then we ve had it We shan t keep the fire going We ll be like animals We ll never be rescued I know I m being provocative here but it is how it is The strongest will always try to rule the weak It s been done for centuries and I doubt that it will ever stop It s as much a part of human nature as breathing and let s face the bitter truth There s darkness in all of us We can only decide if we fight it or let it in Look Ralph We got to forget this We can t do no good thinking about it see I m frightened Of us I want to go home O god I want to go home The thing is fear can t hurt you any than a dream There aren t any beasts to be afraid of on this island If you ask me there certainly was a monster on the island or should I rather say that there were monsters Plural It weren t monsters that had been there all along though No it were the monsters that had fallen from the sky claiming the island as their own doing as they pleased because they could do so without anyone to stop them The monsters on the island came from the outside and despite their claims to want to get off of the island they all knew that they actually wanted to stay I m scared of him said Piggy and that s why I know him If you re scared of someone you hate him but you can t stop thinking about him You kid yourself he s all right really an then when you see him again it s like asthma an you can t breathe So in the end things took their natural course and got worse and worse The descent into savageness was inexorable and the book ended on a heavy note I can only speak for myself but the ending was brilliant Brilliant and shocking and so very very realistic that it caused me to ache even Those stupid boys those stupid stupid little boys shakes headAnyway if you want to read a really good book which will haunt you days after you finished it this should be your choice lol After all I finished Lord of the Flies almost a week ago and I m still thinking about it Happy Reading I hope you ll enjoy it as well view spoilerThose are two uotes that were perfect and moved me so damn much when I read the book Because they would spoil too much and would give away some crucial parts of the plot I didn t write them down in the actual review though Anyway if you read the book already you might as well enjoy them now Piggy Uh That was Simon You said that before Piggy Uh That was murder And in the middle of them Ralph wept for the end of innocence the darkness of man s heart and the fall through the air of the true wise friend called Piggy hide spoiler

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At the dawn of the next world war a plane crashes on an uncharted island stranding a group of schoolboys At first with no adult supervision their freedom is something to celebrate; this far from civilization the boys can do anything they want An Kids are evil Don t you knowI ve just finished rereading this book for my book club but to be honest I ve liked it ever since my class were made to read it in high school Overall Lord of the Flies doesn t seem to be very popular but I ve always liked the almost Hobbesian look at the state of nature and how humanity behaves when left alone without societal rules and structures Make the characters all angel faced kids with sadistic sides to their personality and what do you have Just your average high school drama but set on a desert island With a bit bloody murder But not that much In 1954 when this book was published Britain was in the process of being forced to face some harsh realities that it had blissfully chosen to ignore beforehand that it is not in fact the centre of the universe and the British Empire was not a thing of national pride but an embarrassing infringement on the freedom and rights of other human beings Much of British colonialism had been justified as a self righteous mission to educate and modernise foreign savages So when put into its historical context alongside the decolonisation movements this book could be said to be an interesting deconstruction of white Western supremacy Of course to a modern reader there s a lot of racism in this book The racial aspect is a big factor Golding establishes from the very first page that Ralph is a perfect white blonde haired blue eyed private school boy And Piggy even asks Which is better to be a pack of painted ns like you are or to be sensible like Ralph is I m not going to argue with anyone s interpretation but I think there is actually room to see this book as a criticism of racism For me I always saw it as Golding challenging the notion of savages being dark skinned uneducated people from rural areas With this book he says screw that I ll show you savages and proceeds to show us how these private school silver spoon little jewels of the empire are no better for their fancy education and gold plated upbringingI think that seemed especially clear from the ending when the officer says I should have thought that a pack of British boys you re all British aren t you would have been able to put up a better show than that Golding s way of saying that human nature is universal and no one can escape itSome readers say that you have to have uite a negative view of human nature already to appreciate this book but I don t think that s true I m not sure I necessarily agree with all the implications running around in the novel namely the failure of democracy and the pro authority stance but it serves as an interesting look at the dark side of human nature and how no one is beyond its reach Plus anyone who had a bit of a rough time in high school will probably not find the events in this book a huge leap of the imagination The fascinating thing about Lord of the Flies is the way many historical parallels can be drawn from the messages it carries You could choose to view the charismatic and manipulative Jack Merridew as a kind of Hitler or other dictator who takes advantage of a group of people at their weakest Dictators and radicals often find it easy to slip in when a society is in chaos we do not have to assume that Golding believed that everyone everywhere is evil only that we all have the capacity for it when we find ourselves in unstable situationsStill a fascinating book after all these yearsBlog Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube classic-cars-calendar-2018-16-month-calendar group of schoolboys At first with no adult supervision their freedom is something to celebrate; this far from civilization the boys can do anything they want An Kids are evil Don t you knowI ve just finished rereading this book for my book club but to be honest I ve liked it ever since my class were made to read it in high school Overall Lord of the Flies doesn t seem to be very popular but I ve always liked the almost Hobbesian look at the state of nature and how humanity behaves when left alone without societal rules and structures Make the characters all angel faced kids with sadistic sides to their personality and what do you have Just your average high school drama but set on a desert island With a bit bloody murder But not that much In 1954 when this book was published Britain was in the process of being forced to face some harsh realities that it had blissfully chosen to ignore beforehand that it is not in fact the centre of the universe and the British Empire was not a thing of national pride but an embarrassing infringement on the freedom and rights of other human beings Much of British colonialism had been justified as a self righteous mission to educate and modernise foreign savages So when put into its historical context alongside the decolonisation movements this book could be said to be an interesting deconstruction of white Western supremacy Of course to a modern reader there s a lot of racism in this book The racial aspect is a big factor Golding establishes from the very first page that Ralph is a perfect white blonde haired blue eyed private school boy And Piggy even asks Which is better to be a pack of painted ns like you are or to be sensible like Ralph is I m not comic-book-lettering-the-comicraft-way going to argue with anyone s interpretation but I think there is actually room to see this book as a criticism of racism For me I always saw it as Golding challenging the notion of savages being dark skinned uneducated people from rural areas With this book he says screw that I ll show you savages and proceeds to show us how these private school silver spoon little jewels of the empire are no better for their fancy education and bead-crochet-jewelry-an-inspired-journey-through-27-designs gold plated upbringingI think that seemed especially clear from the ending when the officer says I should have thought that a pack of British boys you re all British aren t you would have been able to put up a better show than that Golding s way of saying that human nature is universal and no one can escape itSome readers say that you have to have uite a negative view of human nature already to appreciate this book but I don t think that s true I m not sure I necessarily agree with all the implications running around in the novel namely the failure of democracy and the pro authority stance but it serves as an interesting look at the dark side of human nature and how no one is beyond its reach Plus anyone who had a bit of a rough time in high school will probably not find the events in this book a huge leap of the imagination The fascinating thing about Lord of the Flies is the way many historical parallels can be drawn from the messages it carries You could choose to view the charismatic and manipulative Jack Merridew as a kind of Hitler or other dictator who takes advantage of a supercute-animals-and-pets-christopher-hart-s-draw-manga-now group of people at their weakest Dictators and radicals often find it easy to slip in when a society is in chaos we do not have to assume that Golding believed that everyone everywhere is evil only that we all have the capacity for it when we find ourselves in unstable situationsStill a fascinating book after all these yearsBlog Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube

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Ything They attempt to forge their own society failing however in the face of terror sin and evil And as order collapses as strange howls echo in the night as terror begins its reign the hope of adventure seems as far from reality as the hope of Lord of the Flies is one of the most disturbing books I ve ever read It was reuired high school reading and since then I ve read it four times It is as disturbing now as it was then Using a group of innocent schoolboys stranded on an island the author very realistically portrays human behavior in an environment where civilization no longer has meaning


10 thoughts on “Lord of the Flies

  1. says:

    Kids are evil Don't you knowI've just finished rereading this book for my book club but to be honest I've liked it ever since my class were made to read it in high school Overall Lord of the Flies doesn't seem to be very popular but I've alw

  2. says:

    I read this book a long time ago long enough to where I barely remembered anything past the basic premise So I picked it up again only to wish I hadn't There's a reason why they teach this book in middle school in order to enjoy this book one's intellectual cognizance must be that of a child because otherwise you'll spend the entir

  3. says:

    This book is horrifying I'm scared like hell TotallyI was expecting an adventure book telling about some children who got stranded in

  4. says:

    Lord of the Flies is one of the most disturbing books I've ever read It was reuired high school reading and since then I've read it four times It is as disturbing now as it was then Using a group of innocent school

  5. says:

    “We did everything adults would do What went wrong” For me this uote sums up the entire book It’s a powerful exploration of humanity and the wrongness of our society and it also demonstrates the hypocrisy of war Adults judge the behaviour of children but are they really any better I think not The scary thing about this book is how real it is The Lord of the Flies bespeaks the brilliance of realistic dystopian fi

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    508 Lord of the flies William GoldingLord of the Flies is a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize–winning British author William Golding The book focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their disastrous attempt to govern themselvesIn the midst of a wartime evacuation a British aeroplane crashes on or near an isolated i

  7. says:

    ”They accepted the pleasures of morning the bright sun the whelming sea and sweet air as a time when play was

  8. says:

    We did everything adults would do What went wrong You did everything adults would do That's what went wrongThere is much to be said against this novel and it has been said elouently poignantly many times Let me make a case for keepin

  9. says:

    I hated this book First off as I remember it talks about humans failure to govern ourselves or broadly the failures of human nature There are a few reasons why I think simply dropping a group of kids on a desert island does not in fact prove anything1 These kids were raised in a capitalist nominally demcratic society The first thing they do is appoint leaders As someone who spends my time working in consensus based groups seekin

  10. says:

    Years after I read this masterpiece it is still chilling Golding spins a yarn that could have been told centuries ago primal human nature unmoored from civilization does not take long to break away and devolve into a feral thingAs good today and as haunting as it was when it was published in 1954 This should be on a list of books that must be read 2018 addendum it is a testament to great literature that a reader recalls the work years late

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