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What is the book "lord of the flies" about?

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  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    This huge group of English boys crash on an island. The only adult is killed in the crash. The oldest boys take charge, that would be Ralph and Jack. Two other important characters are Piggy and Simon. Ralph is all for order and Jack is basically a savage. Piggy and Simon are killed. Jack tries to kill Ralph with the other boys. And they are rescued. The men who rescued them are disappointed about how they handled everything.

    Source(s): Freshman English
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    Lv 4
    9 years ago

    It's about the thirst for power and the need to follow those that have it, which abounds in all humans and all of society.

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