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he fiction book of William Golding, The Lord of the Flies, tells about several boys that are abandoned on an island. The beginning of the book is full of hope despite their circumstances. Ralph, one of the boys and the main character of the book, is elected leader. However, through time, we find the boys at the end of the book behaving like savages and even murdering two of the boys. Ralph is hunted down like an animal and they are about to kill him too. In a dramatic turn, a boat comes and rescues all of the boys. Ralph is saved. In the final scene, Ralph cries, in mourning for his friend Piggy, his own loss of innocence, and his newfound awareness of the darkness of human nature.

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