Tag: irony

This collection of articles explores the theme of irony in William Golding’s classic novel, Lord of the Flies. Through a range of critical perspectives, readers will gain a deeper understanding of the multiple layers of irony that permeate the text. From the boys’ failed attempts at creating a civilized society to their descent into savagery and violence, this collection examines how Golding uses irony to comment on human nature and societal norms. The articles also explore how Golding’s use of dramatic irony heightens the tension and builds suspense throughout the novel. Whether you are a student studying Lord of the Flies or a literary scholar interested in the use of irony in literature, this collection provides insightful analysis and thought-provoking commentary on one of the most iconic novels of the 20th century.