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The Illustration of Humanity's Ancient Capacity for Evil One of Golding's primary aims in writing this novel was to invoke an awareness in his readers as to what they, as human beings, were capable...

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A piece of white bone was placed under [the eyes], fitting close, and where the broad nostrils should have shown were narrow slits and between them the bone was drawn out to a point. Under that...

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Mal Mal is the oldest member of the Neanderthal family, representing the status quo: the seasonal rituals and traditions which they have performed for thousands of years. His death in the cave is...

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This work explores the way perceived physical, intellectual, and behavioral differences can cause conflict between groups who have more in common than their prejudices indicate to them. While for...

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Golding had a decided opinion that there was innate evilness in Homo sapiens--probably of a biological nature rather than theological--as anyone who has ever read Lord of the Flies can attest. In...

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