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The adventure novel The Lord of the Flies was an epic tale that depicted the different facets of the human spirit It was written by William Golding in the 1950s and recieved many awards Idt was declared the Outstanding Novel of the Year by EM Forrester The author did in no wat mean for this story to be biographical but Mr Golding depicted well the many different aspect of human nature The book has been described as provacative vivid and enthralling but Time and Tide said it best when they wrote It is not only a first-rate adventure story but a parable of our times The novel took place on an island probably somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic This can be inferred because of the fact that the boys are British and that they arrived on the island by way of a plane cradsh The story also occurred during wartime The story begins when a group of British boys crash on an uninhabited island In the beginning they area all unruly and unmorginized Finally a boy by the nakme of Ralph decides to take charge and call a meeting The boys declare him chief and then begin to follow his lead Ralph is also assisted by another lad by the name of Piggy The group of boys were getting along fine until Jack Merridew a boy who wanted to be chief instead decided to go his own way He disobeyed Ralph and did things his own way He was to preoccupied witdh his own whims to do the act that was most important on the island which was to keep the signal going so they could be rescued Finally Jack went against Ralph and declared that if any of the other boys wanted to have fun which meant acting like savages that they should follow him The boys splot up into two groups and then
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