The Hallmark of Civilization: A Psychoanalytic Study of Ralph in Lord of the Flies

Shumaila Mazhar, Mahwish Malghani, Fouzia Rehman Khan
2020 Global Regional Review  
The present study is aimed at exploring the psychoanalytical interpretation of Ralphs attempts to return to civilization in the light of theories propounded by Ghazali and Freud. It explicitly describes the profound impact of aql and ego on Ralph as he represents order, civilization, and rational thought in William Goldings novel Lord of the Flies. This work focusing on the application of Ghazalian al and Freudian ego provides an exciting opportunity to advance our knowledge regarding
more » ... ysis of literary characters and contributes to this growing area of research by probing into the depth of human psyche.
doi:10.31703/grr.2020(v-i).05 fatcat:hxt5m6wfnvhprcq6duownrl3eq