Lord of the Flies. William Golding’s Masterpiece. Author and Context. William Golding was born on September 19, 1911 in England 1940 Golding joined the Royal Navy Participated in D-Day experience in WWII had a profound effect on his view of humanity and the evils of which it was capable.
William Golding’s Masterpiece
- 1) a surface plot/narrative (literal)
- 2) symbolic/metaphorical meaning in which everything in story symbolizes something greater