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Why should you read “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding? - Jill Dash

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After witnessing the atrocities of his fellow man in World War II, William Golding was losing his faith in humanity. Later, during the Cold War, as superpowers began threatening one another with nuclear annihilation, he was forced to interrogate the very roots of human nature and violence. These musings would inspire his first novel: “Lord of the Flies.” Jill Dash dives into the timeless satire.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Jill Dash
  • Director Silvia Prietov
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Storyboard Artist Silvia Prietov, William Cifuentes
  • Animator Silvia Prietov, William Cifuentes
  • Compositor Silvia Prietov
  • Designer Silvia Prietov, David Hernández
  • Art Director Silvia Prietov
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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