Jack: a Psychopathic Bomb Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, is about a group of boys whose airplane crash lands on a desert island during the Second World War. The boys, aged 6 to 13, have to learn to live with each other and create their own society with no help from the outside world, or more importantly to them, adults. In the beginning, they are frantic and confused from the crash and do not know what to do. That is until two boys named Ralph and Piggy find a conch shell, which can symbolize society, hope, and authority. The children realize that they have no adults to tell them what to do or whether they should or should not do something. This freedom excites them and eventually leads to a small bit of chaos. Coming from boarding…show more content… “‘I cut the pig’s throat,’ said Jack, proudly,” (69). When Jack says this, it shows that their decision to start hunting has sparked Jack’s thirst to hurt something. “‘There was lashings of blood,’ said Jack, laughing and shuddering, ‘you should have seen it!’” (69) Jack begins to become hysterical as he rambles on and on about how he killed the pig; how he made the decision for the pig whether he would end its life or not. This killing merely became an addiction to Jack. All he began to lust for is to kill something. He slowly turns from a head boy to an apprentice of…show more content… A thing was crawling out of the forest. It came darkly, uncertainly. The shrill screaming that rose before the beast was like a pain. The beast stumbled into the horseshoe. … The blue-white scar was constant, the noise unendurable. Simon was crying out something about a dead man on a hill. … The sticks fell and the of the new circle crunched and screamed. The beast was on its knees in the center its arms folded over its face. It was crying out against the abominable noise, something about a body on the hill. The beast struggled forward, and broke the ring, and fell over the steep edge of the rock to the sand by the water. At once the crowd surged after it, poured down the rock, leapt on to the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore. There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws.