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The Lord of the Flies -plot outline

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Lord Of The Flies A group of well manned English boys were put on a plane and sent to a boarding school because of their country being in a nuclear war. On their way to the school, their plane gets shot down and they end up on an inhabited island. The first character we meet is Ralph. He is a typical school boy who is very athletic with fair hair. His character is portrayed as smart, wise, insightful and one with very good leadership skills. ...read more.


He is actually the one to discover the conch. Then there is Jack who is accustomed to leading because he is the leader of the choir boys, but because Ralph is elected as chief, Jack becomes jealous and revengeful. Jack is the first boy to turn savage and primitive and does things impulsively. He becomes very cruel and violent and just wants to hunt and kill. Jack starts painting his face to take on a different persona. Then there's Simon, a typical shy school boy who is extremely wise and intelligent. ...read more.


With all this erg to hunt, they end up killing two innocent boys. After the murders, the hunters are now out to hunt Ralph. At the end, what's left of the boys are rescued. In this novel Golding shows that every human being has evil in them, even if you the most holy person on earth. Everyone isn't perfect, some has more evil in them than others. Some keep in all in and one day they snap and do something they'll regret forever! You can have the worst evil in you and you won't realise it until something happens... ...read more.

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