People are privileged to live in an advanced stage of development known as civilization.
In a civilization, one’s life is bound by rules that are meant to tame its savage natures.
Without the supervision of their parents or of the law, the primitive nature of the boys surfaces, and their lives begin to fall apart.
The downfall starts with their refusal to gather things for survival.
Much of history’s most renown literature have real-world connections hidden in them, although they may be taxing uncover.
William Golding’s classic, Lord of the Flies, is no exception.
This tribe brings nothing but death and destruction to the island.
Moreover, the newly formed group of warriors even develop a dance that they perform over the carcass of the dead pig.
The face paint takes away the identities of the boys and transforms them into nameless savages.
They hide behind the paint “liberated from shame and self-consciousness” (Golding 64).