Tag: grownups

This collection of articles delves into the role and impact of grownups in William Golding’s classic novel, Lord of the Flies. Through various lenses, these pieces explore how the lack of adult supervision affects the behavior and development of the stranded boys. The articles also examine the few instances where adults do make an appearance in the story and how their presence alters the dynamic on the island. From analyzing themes of power and control to questioning whether or not grownups truly have a positive influence on children, this collection offers a thought-provoking look at one of literature’s most iconic depictions of youthful innocence gone awry.