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Lord of the Flies Prezi

4 slide prezi including facts of the author, events of WWII and connections to LOTF, and LOTF in pop culture

Colton MOsher

on 24 October 2012

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By William Golding Lord of the Flies William Golding Prezi By Colton Mosher and Ian Dow William Golding was born on September 19, 1911, in Cornwall, England.
William was interested in writing novels since age 12, but his parents wanted him to study the natural sciences.
As he followed his parents wishes, he got into the University of Oxford, and changed his focus to English literature in his second year.
After graduating he worked as a theater actor and director, he also wrote poetry, and later became a school teacher.
A year after World War II Golding joined the Royal Navy. Williams experience in World War II greatly increased his view on people and evil.
After the war, Golding resumed teaching and started writing.
His first novel was Lord of the Flies, which was a great success.
His novel became a best seller in Britain and the United States.
After his success he published many more novels, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1983.
William Golding died in 1993
William Golding Lord of the Flies is about a group of kids stuck on an island after their plane was shot down during war.
Golding showed the idea of human evil in this book, based on his experiences while he was in the war.
Some characters disobey the laws, and seek power for themselves.
These actions represent the savage people, and the want of power people had in World War II Connections to World War II Many movies, and songs were made that referenced the book, Lord of the Flies.
Peter Brook directed the first movie of Lord of the Fies in 1963.
Harry Hook made the second movie of Lord of the Flies in 1990.
Other writers borrowed some of the plot elements from Lord of the Flies in their books.
Some songs were made based on Lord of the Flies including "Shadows and Tall Trees.
Pop Culture for Lord of the Flies
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