Lord of the
Lord of the Flies is a book (novel) written by a very famous
author, Mr. William Golden who has won Nobel price. This book was published on
17TH September 1954.
(lord of the flies) main focus is on a group of young British students after
their plane crushes in an island, and most of these students survive the crush.
They land on an island and they are stuck. There are no adult and no one else
in that island except them. The boys who had survived the crush face so many difficulties to survive and they divide into two groups and start
fighting each other.
When Ralph and Piggy see each other in the island Piggy asks Ralph
some questions but Ralph answer with yes or no. When everyone who survived come
together, they all start looking around”. They all slept with so much of fear.
On the morning one of these guys find water, and everyone goes and drinks some
from the river.
Some of the guys go to explore some parts of the island and they
find a pig and they think that they should hunt some pigs for food and Ralph tells
to boys that we should make a fire so that if there is a plane or ship passing by.
It should be able to see it. While they try their best to make fire and it
didn’t work. Jack uses Piggy’s glasses to build fire, and all they boys were
happy about them having fire. Ralph divide the works, some should keep the fire
alive; some need to go hunting pig, and some building camp.
One day they see a ship passing, because no one had taken care of
the fire they weren’t able to signal the ship and they didn’t get rescued.
After sometime an air battle occurs and a dead parachute man who had died in
the air battle falls down on the mountain. Sam and Eric see the parachute man
who had fallen on the mountain. They get very scared that, before examining
what it actually was they toward the camp and tell everyone that they had seen
group and Ralph go to check out whether is there any real beast or not they see
the dead parachute man they have shown the same reaction and flee from the
When they reach the camp Jack thinks that he is stronger than
everyone after having some troubles with Ralph. He tries to ask for a revote
but revote never happens. Jack and his crew(choirs) they separate from Ralph’s team.
At night when it was dark and steal their knives they also capture Sam and Eric.
Ralph and piggy go to talk to Jack while jack had killed a pig and had meal.
Simon the guy who was a loner he goes to see the beast and see that there isn’t
any beast it is only a dead parachute man. He come and try to tell to the other
boys that there is no beast he sees the pig head on an stick, and he see that
the lord of the flies (pig head) started to talk and told. “You are a silly
little boy” said the lord of the flies “Just an ignorant, silly little boy?”(180:
8) After a little conversation with lord
of the flies Simon was scared and started running toward the group. Group
didn’t recognize the Simon and they thought he is the monster. Jack shouted
there is the monsters kill it. All boys attack the monster with their spares
and kill the monster. Once they killed monster they see that it wasn’t the
monster that had been killed it was the poor Simon.
After some time the jack’s team didn’t have anything to build fire.
Jack decided to steal the Piggy’s glasses, and he did steal the Piggy’s
glasses. Piggy asked Ralph at mean time he was crying now what should we do I
can’t see. Ralph tell that we will take your glasses back tomorrow. When the sun came out Ralph and Piggy decide
to go to Jack and ask for the Piggy’s glasses, while they were arguing the Jack’s
team mate Roger throw a very big stone on Piggy’s head and kill the Piggy and
destroy his conch shell.
sometime the jack and his team think about killing Ralph. Jack’s team see Ralph
all of started following him while Ralph
was running away he falls off in a grown up( British soldier) whom is from a
British warship that had been attracted by the fire that they made. When Ralph
saw the soldier he started crying and the remaining of boys whom was trying to
kill Ralph also saw the soldier.
When the soldier sees the boys he asks what are you doing? And
Ralph tells all the story of Jack and his team killing Piggy and Simon. So all
the boys get rescued mainly Ralph because he was about to be killed
Theme of the story was savagery versus civilization where Ralph
represent the civilization and give hope for everyone and he wants equal say
for everyone while Jack is a savage and represent savagery. He is strong and a
good hunter so he wanted very hard punishment for whoever didn’t obey his order
and he was representing dictator.