Lord of the Flies

Written by William Golding

About the book

The author, William Golding, uses a dark tone to set a scary feel throughout the book. She also uses the dark tone to get her purpose through. If you want to learn a valuable lesson, read Lord of the Flies.

Theme

Life lessons can be learned anywhere. Even at a deserted island. The lesson the readers learn is that no civilization can survive without rules. Once everybody wanted to have fun and hunt and not make shelter or try to get rescued. People started getting scared and some died because of the lack of rules. Because of Jack and his hunters not wanting to follow rules, the civilization failed.
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Characterization

If you love following character development throughout books, this is the book for you. William Golding does a great job of developing characters to the situation they're in. Nobody stayed the same throughout the whole book.