William Golding’s Lord of the Flies

William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, explores the horrifying transition of civilized young boys on a utopian island to a drastically chaotic and savage group of beings. What the boys thought to be paradise became a nightmare; however, they had an opportunity to prevent this from happening. This is seen in their initial attempts at constructing a utopian and ordered society. This goal soon perishes through the separation of the boys and the inherent evil within that ultimately gives the story the transition to a dystopian hell. The prime of the utopia is seen at the very start of the novel as the boys work towards a utopian society.