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A Literary Analysis Of Three Things That Went Wrong On The Island In Lord Of The Flies

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Many times in life, things go wrong. Everyone has a problem at least once in their life, and this is because no one is perfect, at least no one except for God, but that is off topic. In the novel, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, there is a group of boys that get stranded on an island, and basically they had problems, and let’s just say that some of them died before they were finally rescued. The story plays out where there were a couple boys that tried to take charge, and become the leaders of different groups and apparently, they didn’t get along. The two main boys that took charge were Ralph, and Jack. They both had different ways of leading, so they didn’t get along, and therefore ...view middle of the document...

Sure, the boys tried to make some kind of government, but they went for the wrong type of government. The boys basically created separate dictatorships, and everyone knows that dictatorships usually end with brutal deaths. One example of this would be the obvious, Adolf Hitler, whom does stupid things and kills millions of Jews, and thus his stupid mistakes ends up being the death of him. In the same way, the boys on the island make some stupid decisions too, in that they allow certain boys to take charge and try and lead the other boys, and in the end, one boy named Jack has multiple boys killed! If there would have been a better government like a democracy, the boys could have survived much better, and they probably could have done so without losing the lives of a few boys. They could have held voting sessions to decide on what to do when they were faced with problems, but no, instead, they had no good government, which was a big problem!
In Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, the last thing that went wrong on the island was the fact that there were only boys, and no girls. Although some people may disagree, but it is obvious that boys need girls to survive. Why else would God have created Eve for Adam in Genesis of the Bible? God didn’t create Steve! It is obvious that man and woman are made for each other, and neither one can live without the other. For...

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