Tag: illness

This collection of articles explores the theme of illness in William Golding’s novel “Lord of the Flies”. Through various lenses, including psychology, sociology, and biology, these articles analyze the impact that illness has on the boys’ physical and mental health throughout their time on the island. From Ralph’s struggles with exhaustion to Simon’s hallucinations and Piggy’s asthma attacks, this collection delves into how sickness affects each character differently and shapes their behaviors and interactions with one another. Additionally, these articles examine how illness serves as a metaphor for the deterioration of society and morality in the absence of civilization. Overall, this collection offers a comprehensive exploration of illness in “Lord of the Flies” and its significance within the novel.