Lord of the Flies Writing Response


You are to write a 5-paragraph essay for the writing prompt below.  Use passages from the novel as evidence to support your observations.  Submit your essay to Turnitin.

William Golding’s novel reveals a dark understanding of humanity particularly a violent behavioral path that the boys pursue.  Discuss how The Lord of the Flies represents the boys’ developing hubris with respect to order and violence.

Hubris– Excessive pride or self-confidence
Order– the arrangement or disposition of people in relation to each other according to a particular sequence, pattern, or method.