The Glies: Summary: Lord Of The Flies

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For Jack the island doesn't turn out to be that bad. He gets to hunt things, 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 because 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…show more content…
80 This gave them a reason to hunt, kill and it took their minds off what they were really afraid of. Jack then used the beast to his advantage to persuade and control most of the boys. For Ralph and Piggy the conch represents order and civility, but for Jack the conch is something standing in his way of full control. On the island there were no adults or teachers, so the boys civil side started to fade and for some like jack this happened a lot quicker than people like Ralph. The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away." Chapter 5, pg. 82 While the other boys still had control over their actions jacks wild side took control, no longer did he do anything for the groups survival. He stopped colleting wood to keep the fire going, he hunted only for himself and eventually when he had had enough he went off alone. Jack said to all of the boys that if they want meat they can come with him. As more and more of the boys joined the uncivilized, Jack got more control. "He (Jack) began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling." Chapter 4, pg. 58 The boys started to kill more and enjoy it…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 yelling at the savages piggy was standing beside him on the cliff (with no specs). Rogar 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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