Lord Of The Flies And Beyond: What Faults Does Our Society Have?

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William Golding, author of Lord of the Flies, believes that impatience is society’s biggest fault, while Catherine MacKinnon of the New York Times thinks that a lack of mutual respect for one another is our largest fault. Although Golding and MacKinnon may disagree about this, most of us can agree that both disrespect and impatience are issues in our society.
In Lord of the Flies, the characters attempt to create an organized society, but the problem was that the boys were impatient, which lead to its inevitable downfall. The biggest example of impatience in the story is Jack, and his leaving of the group. Jack left because he was impatient and wanted to be leader at that very moment. “Hands up,’ said Jack strongly, ‘whoever wants Jack... View More »

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