From what you know about Golding’s philosophy of human nature, what do you predict might happen to a group of boys marooned on a deserted island with no adult supervision? Keep these predictions handy. As you read the novel, see if they materialize.

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This homework question is difficult to help with because it is asking you to state your own opinions on William Golding based on whatever your teacher has taught you about him in class. Also, having read Lord of the Flies, it is difficult to share opinions on what might happen in the book, given that I already know the events of the story and the ending. That being said, read on if...

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