[Marxism] Lord of the Flies

Tom Cod tomcod3 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 23:18:28 MDT 2010


then of course there's the whole sanctimonious imperialist propaganda going
back to Cortez of the colonialists subjecting the benighted natives solely
for the altruistic reason of bring Christian "civilization" to these
barbaric heathen.

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 8:29 PM, Philip Ferguson
<philipferguson8 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>>
>> But isn't that one of the mostr misanthropic things about the novel?
>>
>>  I'm not quite sure what Golding's purpose was.  Maybe he was trying to
>> show
>> that the English upper class institutions don't really civilise people.
>>  But
>> if that was his point, there were better ways of showing it.
>>
>>  Phil
>>
>>



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