It Could Have Been The Setting Of An Idyllic Picnic Or A Boisterous Boyscout Outing A Group Of Boys Aged Between Six And Twelve Are Dropped By An Aeroplane On An Uninhabited Island Somewhere In The Tropics The Only Problem Is That The Plane Goes Down In Flames, So That No One Knows Where The Boys Are Soon The Picnic Turns Into A Horrible Nightmare In The Absence Of Teachers And Parents, The Innocent Little Kids Become Bloodthirsty Savages And Sadistic Little Creatures You Should Have Seen The Blood.
Lord of the Flies Golding spent two years in Oxford focusing on sciences however, he changed his educational emphasis to English literature, especially Anglo Saxon.During World War II, he was part of the Royal Navy which he left five years later His bellic experience strongly influenced his future novels Later, he became a teacher and focused on writing Some of his influences are classical Greek literature, such as Euripides, and The Battle of Maldon, an Anglo Saxon oeuvre whose author is unknown.The attention given to Lord of the Flies, Golding s first novel, by college students in the 1950s and 1960s drove literary critics attention to it He was awarded the Booker Prize for literature in 1980 for his novel
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