Lord of the Flies

Chapter 6: What is going on in the “outside world” while the boys are on the island? How does this add to the theme of the story?

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We never know exactly what is going on in the outside world but it is implied there has been a nuclear war. Even adults destroy themselves and the island is simply a microcosm of what is happening in the "real" world.