Lord of the Flies Essay | Major Changes In Jack's Character In Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

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Major Changes In Jack's Character In Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

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Major Changes In Jack's Character

01>Tries to kill pig but cannot: 3 (ch 1, pg 29)

When the boys are first out exploring the Island, they see "a piglet caught in a curtain of creepers"(28). Jack draws his knife over his head and prepares to lunge at the pig, but realizes in mid-lunge that he cannot. He is still civilized and knows that civilized people don't just kill helpless animals for no reason. While he is thinking about this, the pig gets away. Jack is embarrassed and explains away his hesitation to the other boys: "I was choosing a place, I was just waiting a moment to decide where to stab him."(29), but they do not believe him, they know he was just scared. Jack becomes so angry that he let the pig go free that he slams his knife...

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