Notes on Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

Notes on Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

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CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies takes you on an exploration of William Golding's novel to the dark side of humanity, the savagery that underlies even the most civilized human beings. Follow Golding's group of young boys from hope to disaster and watch as they attempt to survive their uncivilized, unsupervised, and isolated environment. You can rely on CliffsNotes on Lord of the Flies for character analyses, insightful essays, and chapter--by--chapter commentaries to ensure your safe passage through the rich symbolism of this novel.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 132.08 x 210.82 x 10.16mm | 113.4g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • New edition of Revised edition
  • 0764585975
  • 9780764585975
  • 39,309

About Maureen Kelly

Maureen Kelly is a freelance writer and editor and a Master's candidate at DePaul University.show more

Back cover copy

At once an enthralling adventure story about a group of schoolboys stranded on an island and a richly textured moral tale, this is also Golding's attack on Western society and its institutions.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. Chapters 1 -- 12. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.show more