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Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Table of Contents

Important Background 2

The Author 2

The book 2

The Cold War 2

Legacy 2

Plot summary 3

Analysis of the book 5

Overview 5

Style 5

Character profiles 6

Ralph 6

Jack 6

Simon 6

Piggy 6

Roger 6

Sam and Eric 6

The Lord of the Flies 6

Themes 7

Symbols 7

Important Background

The Author

William Golding (now Sir William Golding) wrote Lord of the Flies shortly after WWII ended. By that time, Golding, who published a poetry anthology nearly two decades earlier, had been working for a number of years as a teache...

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