Lord of the flies

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Lord of the flies

William Goldman's novel the lord of the flies has become one of the most widely read
pieces of American Literature from the 20th century. The exercises performed on Friday
helped our class better understand the motivations of the characters from the novel. The
primary way in which our class was able to better comprehend the characters occurred when
we elected a leader.

Furthermore, the second way in which we understood the characters was when our elected
leader was overthrown and "anarchy" resulted.

To begin, the main characters were stranded on an island after a horrific plane crash. In
order to survive Ralph was appointed the position of leader by the other boys. So that we
might better understand the process of selecting someone to lead us our class took a vote
to decide who should become our leader just as the characters in the novel did. We as a
class elected Garret to be our leader. However, just like the novel our class quickly
disintegrated into anarchy in the lord of the flies , Ralph was established as a leader.
In addition, the characters in the novel wanted freedom and once they arrived on the
island they got what they always wished for, just as in class on Friday once we got power
we didn't know what to do.

As such, we all decided to take notes and discuss the book Likewise, the characters in the
story decided to go to the beach and on the way they spotted a wild pig and decided to
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