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William Goldings novel Lord of the Flies is a story about a group of good English boys whos plane is shot down and plummets onto a deserted island trying to flee from war After landing on the island they try to organize a structure to the new society they are forced to live in They elect Ralph as leader and come up with a plan to be rescued which includes setting up a signal fire Little did the boys know that despite their efforts to remain civilized the inner savage in each of them would comes out What comes of the plot is the basic good vs evil story and an excellent novel The main theme of good vs evil allows for people to relate to the story The theme comes out through the characters and their actions but mostly with the two main characters Ralph and Jack I believe that every person has a little of both characters in themselves and thats what makes the story so appealing Ralph is a protagonist and the most appealing character in the story Hes a twelve-year-old boy who is elected to be the leader of the group Ralph represents order leadership and civilization Hes the boy who most people in the world today appear to be the boy who follows rules and is always looking for a way to accomplish a goal Despite being on an island without parents Ralph remains for the most part civilized While the other boys are playing hunting and avoiding having to do any work Ralph stays focused on getting them rescued He appoints Piggy as his right hand man to help him out but when Piggy is killed Ralph is alone to fend for himself As he knocks the Lord of the Flies which is a head of a pig which is covered in flies to the ground at the end of the novel its Ralphs own moral victory Just as
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