Lord of Flies was published in 1954 by the Nobel Prize winner English novelist and poet William Golding (1911-1993). The novel tells the story of the adventure a group of children aged between 6 and 12, whose plane were shot in an uninhabited island, as well as the systems they established to survive on the island without the supervision of any adult, and how these systems worked. The present study includes a research on how the leadership and power struggle is dealt within this novel by Golding. To this end, first a review of the main characters in the novel are introduced, and then leadership and power are discussed. The chapters which analyzes the power elements and the leadership styles in the novel are followed by the section on the results of the study. The results of the study reveal that the conch and the glasses are used as power elements in the novel and leadership styles on the novel are laissez faire leadership, democratic leadership and autocratic leadership.
Publication Date : August 26, 2020
|APA||Bi̇lgi̇noğlu, E . (2020). William Golding’in ‘Sineklerin Tanrısı’ İsimli Romanında Liderlik ve Güç Savaşımı . İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi , 7 (2) , 319-337 . DOI: 10.17336/igusbd.563576|