William Golding: Lord of the Flies
Topics: William Golding / Pages: 22 (5383 words) / Published: Feb 7th, 2013

Universidad de Almería

Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Inglés Instrumental

William Golding: Lord of the Flies

Docente: García Sánchez, María Elena

Estudiante: Schmidt, Swenja-Janine

Fecha de entrega: 20.12.2012
Outline

1. Introduction3

2. William Golding: Lord of the Flies3

2.1 Summary3

2.2 Characters4

2.2.1 Main Characters4

2.2.2 Minor Characters5

2.3 Themes and Symbols5

3. Conclusion: Personal Opinion6

4. New Vocabulary7

Index14

1. IntroductionWilliam Golding published his Nobel-cited, famous novel “Lord of the Flies” in 1954, shortly after World War II. The novel, his best-known work, soon became a bestseller and has sold millions of copies worldwide so far. The famous book has been translated into many languages, major languages, such as German and Spanish, as well as minor languages, such as Basque or Catalan.[1]In this paper, I am going to summarize the plot of the novel, give an overview over and also describe the major and minor characters, and present the topics of the book. After that, I am finally going to conclude the work with a critique of Golding's book, and attach a list containing unknown vocabulary.
2. William Golding: Lord of the Flies2.1 SummaryWilliam Golding's novel “Lord of the Flies” is set during World War II, and deals with a group of British schoolboys that has to arrange themselves and establish some kind of regulated social live far beyond civilization, rules, authority and society, and everything else they were used to.An airplane with a group of British schoolboys on board crashes on its way to England, which leads to a group of children stranding on a Pacific island near England. Two of the boys, Ralph and Piggy, find a conch in a lagoon near the beach. They decide to use it in order to discover other possible survivors, and soon find out that they are not the only people on the island. They manage to establish some sort of democratic government and choose Ralph as their leader. Piggy, a

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