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Lord of the Flies Over the years I must have read this book five or six times Last night I was reading it on a train with a highlighter in my hand, because I decided to teach it this year again Teachers wreck books, of course We all know that On the other hand, whatever you have to study read, you tend to carry a bit of it with you You don t forget that book, at least Although I must add, that it s quite risky introducing to a Scottish classroom a book with the memorable words The English are best at ever Over the years I must have read this book five or six times Last night I was reading it on a train with a highlighter in my hand, because I decided to teach it this year again Teachers wreck books, of course We all know that On the other hand, whatever you have to study read, you tend to carry a bit of it with you You don t forget that book, at least Although I must add, that it s q D 2 The Book Focuses On A Group Of British Boys Stranded On An Uninhabited Island And Their Disastrous Attempt To Govern Themselves. Lord of the Flies is one of the most disturbing books I ve ever read It was required high school reading and since then, I ve read it fourtimes It is as disturbing now as it was then Using a group of inn I was tempted to give this five stars, since in so many ways it strikes me as the kind of masterpiece, like Heart of Darkness, that I imagine will retain its horror and readability for centuries The prose veers or as Golding would say it, tends from plain to painterly The story is well known a sort of allegorical morality play set in modern times fancy English boys left to their own devices don t so much as r I hated this book First off, as I remember, it talks about humans failure to govern ourselves, orbroadly 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 anything.1 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 seeking to challenge hierarchical structures, I have a stro I hated this book First off, as I remember, it talks about humans failure to govern ourselves, orbroadly 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 anything.1 These kids were raised in a capitalist, nominally demcratic society The first thing they do is We did everything adults would do What went wrong You did everything adults would do That s what went wrong There is much to be said against this novel, and it has been said, eloquently, poignantly, many times Let me make a case for keeping it on the curriculum despite the dated language, the graphic violence, the author s personalityThere are two myths about adolescents, and this novel does away with them in a admittedly drastic way First of all, there is no general innocence in a We did everything adults would do What went wrong You did everything adults would do That s what went wrong There is much to be said against this novel, and it has been said, eloquently, poignantly, many times Let me make a case for keeping it on the curriculum despite the dated language, the graphic violence, the author s personalityThere are two myths I was Piggy well, in personality at least, though not in portliness I hated everyone who picked on him I still do Should people be forgiven for what they do on a deserted island That depends on whether you think their true nature has revealed itself, or their humanity has been corrupted by circumstance and stress In a world where almost every human trait is now considered a product of both nature and nurture, would Golding have written his tale differently today No, I don t believe so H I was Piggy well, in personality at least, though not in portliness I hated everyone who picked on him I still do Should people be forgiven for what they do on a deserted island That depends on whether you think their true nature has revealed itself, or their humanity has been 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 entire time picking out everything that s wrong with the book And there s a lot to pick out.From what little of the story that is actually coherent, I can see why t 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 ag Kids are evil Don t you know I 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 personali


About the Author: William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding was a British novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his 1954 novel Lord of the Flies Golding spent two years in Oxford focusing on sciences however, he changed his educational emphasis to English literature, especially Anglo Saxon.During World War II, he was part of the Royal Navy which he left five years later His bellic experience strongly influenced his fut Sir William Gerald Golding was a British novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his 1954 novel Lord of the Flies Golding spent two years in Oxford focusing on sciences however, he changed his educational emphasis to English literature, especially Anglo Saxon.During World War II, he was part of the Royal Navy which he left five years later His bellic experience strongly influenced his future novels.Later, he became a teacher and focused on writing.Some of his influences are classical Greek literature, such as Euripides, and The Battle of Maldon, an Anglo Saxon oeuvre whose author is unknown.The attention given to Lord of the Flies, Golding s first novel, by college students in the 1950s and 1960s drove literary critics attention to it.He was awarded the Booker Prize for literature in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book of the trilogy To the Ends of the Earth He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983 and was knighted in 1988.In 2008, The Times ranked Golding third on their list of The 50 greatest British writers since 1945


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