Lord Of The Flies

Lord of the Flies is a classic novel written by William Golding in 1954. It tells the story of a group of British schoolboys who are stranded on an uninhabited island after their plane crashes. The boys are left to fend for themselves and soon form a primitive society. As the boys struggle to survive, they become divided into two groups, one led by the rational Ralph and the other by the violent Jack.

The novel begins with the boys gathering on the beach of the island. Ralph is elected leader and Jack is made the leader of the hunters. Ralph attempts to create a civilized society, but Jack and his hunters become increasingly violent and chaotic. The boys eventually split into two groups, with Ralph's group focusing on building shelters and maintaining order, while Jack's group focuses on hunting and violence.

The boys soon become obsessed with a mysterious beast that they believe is living on the island. Jack and his hunters search for the beast, while Ralph's group attempts to maintain order and build a signal fire. As tensions between the two groups increase, a ship is spotted off the coast of the island. The boys attempt to signal the ship, but Jack's group sabotages the signal fire.

The novel culminates in a violent confrontation between Ralph's group and Jack's group. In the end, Ralph is rescued by a naval officer, while Jack and his hunters are left on the island.

The novel explores themes of human nature, civilization, and morality. It suggests that without the constraints of society, humans are capable of both good and evil. It also suggests that civilization is fragile and can easily be destroyed by chaos and violence.

Lord of the Flies is a classic novel that has been widely read and studied since its publication. It is a powerful exploration of human nature and the fragility of civilization.