Tag: civilization

This collection of articles delves into the theme of civilization in William Golding’s classic novel, Lord of the Flies. The articles explore how the boys’ attempts to establish a civilized society on the island gradually break down as they succumb to their primal instincts and desires. They also examine how the characters’ individual attitudes towards civilization and savagery shape their actions and relationships with one another. Through critical analysis and close reading of key moments in the text, these articles offer insights into Golding’s commentary on human nature and the fragility of civilization.