Lord Of The Flies Opinion

Lord Of The Flies


Lord Of The Flies was a very pessimistic
book because many people died and also that all of the kids humanity is
now lost.

An example showing why Lord Of The Flies
is pessimistic is the fact that World War 3 is happening and all of the
kids are stranded from their parents instead of being optimistic and being
dropped off at another safer country far away from the war. Instead of
letting the kids reach their destinations he has them shot down in what
seems to be a wonderful place slowly turning into hell.

The three deaths also show the evilness.

One child burning to death in a wild fire , Simon being beaten to death
by his fellow friends and Piggy who was crushed by a rock. Through out
all of these killings most of the kids knew this was wrong but no one to
stop them and discipline them . They all eventually lost their sense of

The only part of the novel where you feel
that the kids fate may have made a turn for the better is the ending finally
rescue. Or is it rescue? They might possibly be shot and killed on their
way home , they might just be thrown into the mixi of a war , most of them
will probably have to go through psychiatric treatment and will they have
anyone to go home to? Who knows what will be left of their families and

With all these grizzly details Golding
must have had a pessimistic view to wars and he definitely showed that
kids are not just little angels but have a much darker side.