In novels the hero can simply be the main character of the story, though usually we feel some sympathy for him or her as well. They all gathered and decided to build their society with the chief and the leaders. By isolating the characters from society, Ballantyne and Golding effectively removed the boys from the controlling norms and standards that society imposes to shape the actions and behavior of men.
Author: Russell Ransom. The group consisted completely of pre-pubescent young boys and the thing that destroyed their democratic ways was the allure of having lots of fun, swimming, feasts and other enjoyable activities.
There are dissimilarities between the characters in the way that they act With his mastery of such literary tool as structure, syntax, diction, point of view and presentation of character, Golding allows the reader to easily identify with each character and explore the novel's main theme, the constant internal struggle between the forces of good and evil If the splitting of the groups, i.
The problem of evil is intrinsic — the boys struggle with the values that society taught them versus their instincts now that they found themselves in the wild with no supervision whatsoever.