Innate evil in lord of the flies written by: terry ligard • edited by: sforsyth • updated: 1/5/2012 william golding’s lord of the flies demonstrates that evil is an inborn human nature, which leads to violence and a turn away from civilization. Published in 1954, william golding's novel, lord of the flies exemplifies man's capacity for evil which is revealed in his inherent human nature the underlying evil within man is the most prominent theme of the novel, and perhaps its most controversial one to portray this theme, lord of the flies details the lives of a group of young school age boys who have been stranded on a deserted island.
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Lord of the flies demonstrates that one’s morality is influenced by the society they are in john locke, an english philosopher, believed that humans were born clean and pure, but it was society that influenced the evil inside them. William golding author of lord of the flies argues that humans have an inherently evil nature golding demonstrates the evil nature of humans by using seemingly innocent children and showing the capability they have to commit unprovoked acts of evil.
Both ralph's and simon's experience with the lord of the flies states that all men are capable of evil, and evil is inherent in all human beings, without exception (ridley 107) the lord of the flies illustrates the capabilities of evil in all things. The human tendency towards war exemplified in william golding’s lord of the flies 695 words | 3 pages hobbes, an enlightenment thinker, believes that humans are born evil, and without a good leader, everything will turn into chaos william golding’s lord of the flies rightly gives examples on hobbes’ viewpoint.