What is the genre of the Lord of the Flies?

What is the genre of the Lord of the Flies?


Is Lord of the Flies Sci Fi?

No. Lord of the Flies is actually set during World War II, not a nuclear war (yet). ... Science fiction is usually defined as set in the future with fantastical elements such as awesome technology, and LOTF does not fit with this format.

Is Lord of the Flies a horror book?

Lord of the Flies by William Golding is not a series. It is a single novel and the genre is plain fiction. ... Some people categorise it as dystopian fiction, coming of age story, even horror and so on.

Why does Jack say sharpen a stick at both ends?

It just means that Jack and the hunters are going to kill Ralph, cut off his head, and offer it as a sacrifice to the Beast (which is nothing but a dead paratrooper). One sharp end goes into the ground, the other sharpened end will hold Ralph's head.

Why did Samneric join Jack's?

Jack forces Samneric to join his tribe to assert his dominance over Ralph. With Piggy gone, Samneric were the only remaining loyal tribe members to Ralph. Jack and Roger pressure Samneric to join the tribe through the threat of violence.

What happens to Simon while talking with the beast?

Simon himself suffers from dehydration at this point—his mouth is dry, and his is tongue swollen. He loses consciousness at the end of this "conversation." Indeed, when he does return to the group, he faces evil itself and is murdered by the group of boys for sins he never committed.

Does Simon represent Jesus?

Indeed, many critics have described Simon as a Christ figure, for he has a mystical connection to the environment, possesses a saintly and selfless disposition, and meets a tragic and sacrificial death.