Tag: power dynamics

This collection of articles explores the power dynamics at play in William Golding’s classic novel, “Lord of the Flies”. Through a range of lenses, including gender, psychology and politics, this collection examines how power is wielded and challenged by the boys on the island. The articles delve into the roles played by characters such as Ralph, Jack, Piggy and Simon in shaping these power dynamics, as well as exploring the impact of group dynamics on individual decision-making. Ultimately, this collection offers a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which power operates within “Lord of the Flies”, shedding new light on one of literature’s most enduring works.