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The two boys faced each other There was the brilliant world ofhunting tactics fierce exhilaration skill and there was world oflonging and baffled common-sense A quote showing the two main contrastsof the story Savageness and civilization This is the Lord of the Fliesa book written by William Golding The Lord of the Flies has someinteresting and deep thoughts pertaining to the theme plot charactersand setting in this novel William Golding did not just start writing abook he took his time and worked out every little matter to make sure thebook was entertaining and most of all did not bore the reader The Lord of the Flies begins with about 20 pre-adolescent boys who areon an airplane and the airplane crashes on an uninhabited coral island inthe Pacific The airplane crew has been killed and the boys are left ontheir own They start to collect themselves into a society of foodgatherers under an elected chief Ralph Ralph is about 12 years old andhas a very sensible and logical personality At first the boys createduties to follow and they live amicably in peace Soon however differences arise as to their priorities The smallerchildren know as littluns lose interest in their tasks the older boyswant to spend more time hunting than carrying out more routine duties suchas keeping the signal fire on the top of the mountain going and buildingshelters A rumor spreads that a beast of some sort is lurking in theforest and the children have nightmares Jack A ruthless power-hungry person promising to fulfil thechildrens desire for a reversion to the ways of primitivism is chosen asthe new leader and the society splits into two sections those who want tohunt and soon become savages and those who believe in rational conductand a civiliized manner Ralph the rational leader soon finds himself asthe outcast with Piggy a fat non-athletic logical type boy Simon one of the more rational boys
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