Summary: An Analysis Of Jack's Lord Of The Flies

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It doesn't turn out to be very unfortunate for Jack to land on the island. He gets to hunt animals, paint his face and destroy everything. There is nobody to stop him from doing anything. When the boys first arrived, they were all polite and well mannered. This was seeing as they had always been around teachers, parents and rules. "'We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything.'" Chapter 2, pg. 40 The first time that Jack saw a pig and had a chance to kill it he hesitated. Then after he turns into a madman he kills for fun and not for survival. To represent how savage they have become they paint their faces and hang up a pigs skull. "'This head is for the beast. It's a gift.'" Chapter 8, pg. 124 They are all so scared of themselves and others so…show more content…
If Jack was thinking straight he would have felt at least a bit guilty, but what he did was say, it was the beast disguised as Simon. Then when everyone was satisfied with the explanation Jack commanded them to kill Ralph and Piggy, who had come for a little talk. They chased the two sensible boys down to the beach throwing as many spears as possible. Ralph and Piggy went back to Jacks part of the island because jack had sent his 'band' of boys to steal Piggy's specs so they could taste cooked bloody meat again. "'Ralph -- remember what we came for. The fire. My specs.'" Chapter 11, pg. 161 While Ralph was busy arguing with the savages piggy was standing beside him helpless on the cliff (with no specs). Roger pulled a lever that caused a boulder to come crashing down right on top of poor piggy, his body fell down into the crashing waves below. Part of Piggy was floating here and some there. Ralph stood not knowing what to do and Jack felt nothing. He just thought there was one more thing to do now and that was destroy

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