What is a good thesis which discusses William Golding's commentary on human nature in Lord of the Flies?I'm writing a persuasive essay, can anyone answer and give me 3 evidence about it

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scarletpimpernel eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Obviously, Golding does not have a very positive view of human nature as evidenced in his writing.  Your thesis needs to address that and list the three supports from the novel that you plan to address in your body paragraphs.  Here's an example:

In his timeless novel, The Lord of the Flies, William Golding promotes the idea that man's nature is basically evil and selfish through . . .

For the end of the sentence, think of examples from the novel which show that the boys, even without outside influences, resort to their "baser" selves and barbarianism almost immediately after the crash.

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