Lord of the Flies Essay

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Evil is a very destructive trait and it is said that a person cannot even walk down a street without seeing evil or cruel actions taking place.Lord of the Flies is a great novel that teaches readers a lot about evil and human nature.The novel is written by the superb Nobel Prize winning author William Golding.It is about a group of young boys who get stuck on an uninhabited island far from civilization and turn into savages.Through Golding's writing, he conveys his opinion to the reader that everyone has a beast inside of them which represents evil.As time progresses, away from civilization, the characters in the novel demonstrate more evil.According to Golding, everyone has the beast inside of them, but it reveals itself more in some characters more than others.Throughout the novel the beast reveals itself to a small degree in Ralph, a little more in Jack, and mostly in Roger.
In the novel Ralph resembles a very idealistic character, but the beast reveals itself in him to a small degree.When Jack and the hunters involve themselves in the chase for a pig, Ralph also gets into the mood for the hunt.The pig gets away though, so the boys turn on Robert.While Ralph is taking his turn beating on Robert "the desire to squeeze and hurt was overwhelming" (Golding 125).The beast in Ralph comes out and controls him as he involves himself in the beating.Later on in the novel Ralph shows even more evil in the participation of the murder of Simon.Ralph attends a feast put on by Jack's tribe and at the feast Simon comes down from the mountain with good news for the boys.He wants to tell them that the creature they see at the top of the mountain is only a dead parachutist.It is raining very hard though which makes it hard to see when he is coming down to tell them.When Simon comes out of the forest the boys, who are doing their war dance, don't see him for who he actually is.They automati…