Premium Content Death and Social Collapse in Lord of the Flies
By Rebekah Bunting - June 21, 2002
Oscar Hammling has said, "We die ourselves every time we kill in others something that deserved to live." Man's relationship with death from the hour of his birth and his inherent concern for himself above others are themes often used in literary works to depict mankind's mental, spiritual, and social weaknesses. Death is a prominent motif in…
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