Tag: The Beast

This collection of articles explores the theme of the Beast in William Golding’s iconic novel, Lord of the Flies. The Beast is a powerful symbol that represents the primal and savage nature of humanity. The articles examine how different characters in the novel perceive and react to the Beast, how it drives their actions and affects their relationships with each other. They also explore the significance of the Beast as a metaphor for fear, power, and violence, and how it reflects on broader themes such as civilization vs savagery, morality and ethics, and human nature. Through a critical analysis of key scenes and motifs related to the Beast in Lord of the Flies, this collection provides an insightful perspective on one of literature’s most enduring symbols.