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Marble terminal bust of Homer . Roman copy of a lost Hellenistic original of the 2nd c. BC. From Baiae, Italy. The so-called Hellenistic blind-type can be ...
It seems to me that the author is suggesting that all men are still savages at heart and that civilization is just a thin veneer which can easily break down when men find themselves in an unstructured setting. (This is what happened to Kurtz in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness .) The boys are particularly susceptible to reverting to savagery on his deserted island because they are young and have not been subjected to much enculturation during their brief lifetimes. What is happening to all of them is happening on a worldwide scale where World War II is raging. There the grown men are also reverting to savagery, and if the war had gone on for many more years, as it does in H. G. Wells' novel Things to Come , civilization would have degenerated into a new Dark Ages. Your thesis for your paper on Lord of the Flies might be something like this:
If an expert says that a proposition is true, this provides a reason for tentatively accepting it, in the absence of stronger reasons to doubt it. But suppose that evidence of financial gain suggests that the expert is biased, for example by evidence showing that he will gain financially from his claim.
The epic poem Odyssey focuses on the Greek character Odysseus and his ten year journey from Troy to Ithaca after the fall of Troy (Trojan war). The poem covers both the circumstances that befell his family in Ithaca and his own perilous adventures back from Troy. Whilst in Odysseus absence at home, his son Telemachus and wife Penelope have to deal with suitors who move into their home, in an attempt to take Odysseus place and ask Penelope's hand in marriage... more »
In this case, we replaced the words "soil nutrients" with nitrogen and replaced "organic matter" with food waste to make the topic we wish to write about as precise and as specific as possible.