Lord of the Flies Essay | Jack from "Lord of the Flies"

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Jack from "Lord of the Flies"

Summary: Essay shows how the character of Jack from the novel "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding is savage and also shows his progression of losing his civilization.
In William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies, Jack is very savage and wants to be very powerful. Even though Ralph is the head of the society, Jack wishes he were more powerful and is quite angry when he loses the vote. While Ralph continues to stay civilized, Jack and the choir become obsessed with hunting and wouldn't mind a chaotic society. It doesn't take long for Jack to lose his sense of civilization.

At first Jack is not as courageous and aggressive when he fails to kill the first pig he sees: "They knew very well why he hadn't: because of the enormity of the knife descending and cutting into living flesh; because of the unbearable blood,"(p. 31). At this point Jack doesn't kill the pig because his instinct to be civilized is still there.

Soon, however, Jack's aggressive nature and lack of...

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